Article Archive for September 2018
“When you think about a creative process of selecting an image to match a story, it’s a much harder problem to try to solve with computers,” said Getty Images senior vice president of data and insights Andrew Hamilton in an interview with journalism.co.uk
But having developed an artificial intelligence-powered picture editor that chooses the right imagery for your story after “reading” your article — just as a human picture editor would — is it time to give robots a place in your newsroom?
With only seven weeks to go until the next newsrewired event, we are pleased to announce three new speakers joining our panels.
Harriet Oliver and Julie Taylor are joint editors of a recently-launched BBC news programme for children in Africa, What’s New. Aimed at 11-16 year olds, the informative and entertaining show also gives young people the chance to tell their own stories.
More people are paying for Guardian journalism than ever before.
The Guardian has grown from 15,000 members in January 2016 to over 570,000 regular paying supporters, members and subscribers in June 2018. It also received an additional 375,000 one-off contributions globally in the past 12 months.
We are pleased to announce that Amanda Michel, the Guardian’s global contributions director and project manager, will be joining us as a speaker at the next newsrewired conference on 7 November 2018.
With less than 10 weeks to go until the next newsrewired digital journalism conference, taking place on 7 November at Reuters in London, the Journalism.co.uk team is pleased to announce two more speakers joining us on the day.
McKenna Grant is a London-based Snapchat senior content editor at the Telegraph. Her team implemented a brand-new Snapchat editorial strategy at the newspaper in June 2017 and now the Telegraph’s Discover platform attracts an average of over one million daily unique viewers.