The Modern Day Sausage Making that Is News

From the wires:

The new reporter on the US media scene takes no coffee breaks, churns out articles at lightning speed, and has no pension plan.

That’s because the reporter is not a person, but a computer algorithm, honed to translate raw data such as corporate earnings reports and previews or sports statistics into readable prose.

Party on information addicts!

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3 thoughts on “The Modern Day Sausage Making that Is News

  1. Well, if you do not need humans to write news stories than you definitely do not need humans to trade systematically. I believe automation destroys more human work places in finance sector than in news industry.

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