AI journalism- from science fiction to business reality
What will the newsroom of the future look like? According to a recent survey on journalism and technology trends in 2021 conducted by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, publishers see AI as the biggest enabler for journalism over the next few years, as shown in Figure 1.
Next step - podcasts and video
In addition to data and visualizations, the framework is easily customized to provide linking with multimedia libraries. This opens up the possibility for authors to include podcasts and videos in their reporting. Using the EOL framework, authors can embed such media into the body of the report, before distributing it in a variety of product formats from web pages to mobile and voice-based applications.
Figure 2 : Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism poll: Q11. To what extent will the following uses of Artificial Intelligence (AI) be important to your company in 2020? N=218
Does Eidosmedia have AI capabilities?
In the past we’ve mainly relied on integrations with 3rd-party providers to enrich our offering with AI services. We’re still using this approach to respond to specific customer needs.
Recently, however, we’ve also started to actively experiment in-house with new Machine Learning models, with the focus on the following use-cases:
Suggestion / Completion
- Semantic Search
These capabilities are only experimental for now, but depending on performance results, we may decide to productize them as part of our overall offering.
Read our case studies with AI journalism examples:
Intelligent article auto-tagging system