Experts weigh in on whether AI is poised to put reporters out of a job — or usher in a golden age of journalism
Is artificial intelligence poised to put thousands of journalists out on the streets?
It can certainly look that way, with AI creeping into journalism more each day.
An AI-powered — and eerily-human — newscaster debuted late last year in China, and earlier this week Axios published a fake article using an AI program that’s capable of generating news posts that seem indistinguishable from its other stories. In recent years, legacy outlets like the Los Angeles Times and the BBC have turned to AI to write earthquake stories and curate programming schedules, respectively.
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