When Reporters Get Hands-on with Robo-Writing

@article{Thurman2017WhenRG,
  title={When Reporters Get Hands-on with Robo-Writing},
  author={Neil Thurman and Konstantin D{\"o}rr and Jessica Kunert},
  journal={Digital Journalism},
  year={2017},
  volume={5},
  pages={1240 - 1259}
}
The availability of data feeds, the demand for news on digital devices, and advances in algorithms are helping to make automated journalism more prevalent. This article extends the literature on the subject by analysing professional journalists’ experiences with, and opinions about, the technology. Uniquely, the participants were drawn from a range of news organizations—including the BBC, CNN, and Thomson Reuters—and had first-hand experience working with robo-writing software provided by one… 
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