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What role will AI play in the future of journalism?

Join us for the publication of the Journalism AI report on 18 November 2019 in London

Artificial intelligence, automation, machine learning are all technologies that are changing journalism around the world: but what are newsrooms actually doing with AI and what are the challenges and opportunities that it creates?

Six months ago, Polis launched Journalism AI, in collaboration with the Google […]

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September 11th, 2019|Events, Featured|0 Comments|
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    Are we heading towards a digital dystopia? Q&A with author Sam Byers

Are we heading towards a digital dystopia? Q&A with author Sam Byers

I don’t really believe in reality, if I’m honest. I think our sense of the so called real and familiar world is so mediated and constructed, so dependent on our personal position and experience, so shaped by the agendas of those in power and by our own desperate need to make sense of the chaos through the imposition of narrative that really all we can meaningfully talk about is layers of fictions, or interrelated spheres of conflicting and complimentary imaginaries.

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    Who Owns the News? The future of National News Agencies in Europe

Who Owns the News? The future of National News Agencies in Europe

In order to move forward, we need old and new monopolies to leave behind their economic interests and focus their attention on their shared mission. Additionally, we need to open the debate to the unheard voices in the sector: national news agencies, independent journalists, smaller publishers and audiences

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February 16th, 2019|Events, Featured|0 Comments|

Rethinking journalism at a time of crisis: November 29th

Journalism is going through a period of disruption, depletion and assault. At a time when democratic politics needs the information, deliberation and accountability that journalism can facilitate, the practice itself is under various threats. What research can contribute to rebuilding journalism and its political role?

Polis is hosting a research workshop on new research directions with:

Prof Pablo Boczkowski (Northwestern University)

Respondents:
Prof Jane Singer […]

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November 16th, 2018|Events, Featured|0 Comments|

Event: Trump and the Media – 3 May 2018

Thursday 3 May
6pm-7.30pm
LSE
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Donald Trump’s election as the 45th President of the United States came as something of a surprise—to many analysts, journalists, and voters.  What happened? And what role did the news and social media play in the election?
To discuss this and more, we are joined by contributors to the anthology Trump and the Media in which journalism and […]

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March 5th, 2018|Events, Featured|0 Comments|