All Posts Tagged “journalism”

Saturday 27/9/14

Friday 26/9/14

Tuesday 9/9/14

Tuesday 15/7/14

Gawker has a new Kinja (see sub-blog) in Antiviral, which is dedicated to revealing the truth behind those current event news stories clogging up your Facebook feed. Certainly one of those “Why didn’t I think of that” ideas. Also good: Disputations.

Tuesday 8/7/14

Tuesday 1/7/14

The AP’s newest business reporter is an algorithm →

AP announced that it will be moving toward full automation of 150- to 300-word earnings reportsThe system, to be rolled out next month, will work by pumping data from Zacks Investment Research into Automated Insights, a firm that specializes in computer-generated prose.

It’s early days for robot-written reporting but there’s going to be a lot more of it, especially in verticals based on data-driven news like sport or even entertainment (think what’s on TV tonight, or concert date announcements).