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Newsweek is making generative AI a fixture in its newsroom
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Oct. 27, 2009, 5:08 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Price of a Gawker Media sponsored post, what Ruby on Rails means for news, Yahoo cracks up ad industry

In this fascinating thread, we learn that a $25,000 ad buy with Gawker Media gets you a free sponsored post »

Thanks for all the 1st-birthday wishes today. Also celebrating a birthday, its 15th, is the banner ad »

Programmer philosophy: What Ruby on Rails and the “news blob” mean for the future of journalism »

Try telling me this post, “What data exploration feels like,” doesn’t sound like good ole reporting »

NYT’s @nickbilton: “We trust the news media 29%, and we trust our friends and family 90%” »

This Yahoo video doesn’t make *me* LOL, but it’s huge in the ad world, so that alone is reason to watch »

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Newsweek is making generative AI a fixture in its newsroom
The legacy publication is leaning on AI for video production, a new breaking news team, and first drafts of some stories.
Rumble Strip creator Erica Heilman on making independent audio and asking people about class
“I only make unimportant things now, but it’s all the unimportant things that really make up our lives.”
PressPad, an attempt to bring some class diversity to posh British journalism, is shutting down
“While there is even more need for this intervention than when we began the project, the initiative needs more resources than the current team can provide.”