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 […]
“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 […]
In this special research article George Pitcher hears from senior journalists about the nature of their work and whether the next generation can be attracted to journalism as a worthwhile career option.
It’s often a habit of older generations to tell the young not to copy what they’ve done for a living – whether we’ve been medics, teachers or police officers, the jobs are […]
Since the launch of the project six weeks ago, our Journalism AI team has been talking with journalists and technologists to find out what are their main thoughts, concerns and expectations about the future of AI-powered technologies in journalism.
Following informal meetings and conversations, both online and at industry events, in the last two weeks we have organised special gatherings […]
Journalism is becoming more emotional. The social networks and business models such as membership or subscription mean that content is being created to tap into people’s feelings, values and identities. Is this going to lead to increased sensationalism and bias or can it be harnessed to create more engaging, empathetic content? This is the text of Charlie Beckett’s lecture […]