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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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    India’s digital democracy: a personal view from the 2019 election campaign frontline

India’s digital democracy: a personal view from the 2019 election campaign frontline

When people in the West talk about political campaigns they think of US presidential elections or the great struggles between traditional and new parties in Europe. Yet the world’s largest democracy, India just went through the biggest live experiment in how political communications is changing in the Internet age. Its most recent election saw a dramatic escalation in digital […]

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    The Journalism AI global survey: what we’ve learned so far

The Journalism AI global survey: what we’ve learned so far

Over the last few weeks, newsrooms from all over the world have been completing our Journalism AI survey. Contributions came in from Europe, South and North America, Africa, and Asia. We’re immensely grateful to each and every one of the respondents. When we launched Journalism AI earlier this year, we had just a vague picture of how artificial intelligence […]

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    The great media divide in the digital age: public relations and journalism

The great media divide in the digital age: public relations and journalism

“People in the PR industry don’t pick the phone up anymore and have human relationships”
 In his second special research article, George Pitcher speaks to two senior practitioners on each side of the PR/journalism divide about their work in the internet age.

I co-founded and ran a public relations consultancy for 14 years until 2005. Back in those days, the classically […]

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    Reporting on war, fighting battles in the newsroom: Rima Maktabi on conflict journalism

Reporting on war, fighting battles in the newsroom: Rima Maktabi on conflict journalism

On TV since age 18, Lebanese journalist Rima Maktabi gained international recognition for her reporting during the 2006 Lebanese War. Speaking to students of the Polis/LSE Summer School, Maktabi recounted some of her experiences and the lessons she has learned. Polis Summer School student Sarah Rafla-Yuan reports.

“Journalism is a never-ending job” Maktabi said as she recounted some of the […]

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