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“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?
The final session at news:rewired looked at automation, giving delegates an overview of the advantages and disadvantages of using algorithms to produce stories in the newsroom, both from an editorial and technological perspective.
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The next news:rewired digital journalism conference is taking place in just two weeks, and we are pleased to announce Arria as the latest sponsor of the event.
Based in London, the company has developed a software that can automatically produce written articles and reports in a variety of formats, as well as graphs and audio soundbites.
The event, organised by Journalism.co.uk, takes place on 1 December 2015 at the MSN UK offices in Victoria London.
The day will offer a mix of practical workshops and panel discussions looking at the latest techniques and trends in digital journalism.
With less than a month to go until the next news:rewired conference taking place at MSN HQ in London on 1 December, we’re pleased to announce the afternoon session that will round up a day full of ideas, trends and techniques for journalists: automation in news.