The Robotic Reporter

  title={The Robotic Reporter},
  author={Matt Carlson},
  journal={Digital Journalism},
  pages={416 - 431}
  • M. Carlson
  • Published 4 May 2015
  • Sociology
  • Digital Journalism
Among the emergent data-centric practices of journalism, none appear to be as potentially disruptive as “automated journalism.” The term denotes algorithmic processes that convert data into narrative news texts with limited to no human intervention beyond the initial programming choices. The growing ability of machine-written news texts portends new possibilities for an expansive terrain of news content far exceeding the production capabilities of human journalists. A case study analysis of the… 
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