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Newsweek is making generative AI a fixture in its newsroom
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May 4, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Google enters the future-predicting biz, CNN and CBS News in partnership talks, Ning goes premium

NYT introduces Version 3 of its Times Newswire API »

The Good Soldiers author David Finkel on TGS, Wikileaks, and the deliberative narrative (via @niemanstory »

Google Ventures invests in app that tries to predict the future »

RT @zseward: Smart, hilarious, and awful: Bloomberg BusinessWeek sponsoring free shoe shines in Midtown: »

CBS News and CNN: reportedly back in partnership negotiations »

Google will begin selling digital books this summer »

Google tops Compete’s March list of top 50 sites, Facebook right behind »

Ning goes premium with a three-tiered pricing structure (via @TechCrunch »

Hilarity: @geneweingarten on “the great philosophical schism” btw Facebook, Twitter (via @NiemanReports »

Twitter, @NPR honored for “Best Practices” in Webby Awards; see full list of winners here »

Draft language of online privacy bill expected today. Players in the $23 billion internet ad biz say, no need! »

The first edition of @pierre‘s Honolulu Civil Beat is now live »

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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.”