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Automating the News (Robert Wright & Nicholas Diakopoulos)

Nick's new book, Automating the News … Why Nick is not an alarmist about the automation of journalism … The types of journalism jobs that algorithms can't replace … Successful collaborations between human journalists and machines … The perils of algorithmic fact-checking … Nick's current research … Bob hopes for a bot that can assign blame for international law violations … Can the power of Twitter bots be used for good? …


 2019-10-21  59m