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“We’re trying to make it more convenient for people to get more of the big picture of local news.”
“The world has a lot more witnesses now, and we can’t be at everything. Our tool helps shift some of the burden of witnessing and lets journalists do much more of the high value-added work.”
The experiment is part of a larger effort by the news agency to incorporate automation into its journalism.
“Let’s have a computer do what a computer’s good at, and let’s have a human do what a human’s good at.”
Developed by the Times R&D lab, the Editor tool scans text to suggest article tags in real time. But the automatic tagging system won’t be moving into the newsroom soon.