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Artificial intelligence won’t kill journalism or save it, but the sooner newsrooms buy in, the better

The robots aren’t taking over journalism jobs, but newsroom should adapt artificial intelligence technologies and accept that the way news is produced and consumed is changing, according to a new report by Polis, the media think-tank at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

In its global survey on journalism and artificial intelligence, “New Powers, New Responsibilities,” researchers asked 71 news organizations from 32 countries if and how that currently use AI in their newsrooms and how they expect the technology to impact the news media industry. (Since what exactly constitutes AI can be fuzzy, the report defines it as “a collection of ideas, technologies, and techniques that relate to a computer system’s capacity to perform tasks normally requiring human intelligence.”)

Read the full article from Nieman Lab: Artificial intelligence won’t kill journalism or save it, but the sooner newsrooms buy in, the better