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“The real question at hand is whether artificial intelligence should have the same right that journalists and we all have: the right to read, the right to learn, the right to use information once known.”
“I was not given a reason beyond ‘the company needs a reset, and you’re not part of it.'”
“Instead of giving a list of URLs that the user can access — which requires more work for the user — we can answer the question they asked.”
A new study asked thousands to evaluate the accuracy of news articles — both real and fake — by doing some research online. But for many, heading to Google led them farther from the truth, not closer.
Compared to their counterparts in communities without an election, monthly web traffic to local newspaper websites does not increase as mayoral elections approach.
Newsrooms can prepare for recurring climate events in the same way they prepare for elections or the Olympics.
Plus: How AI exacerbates the news industry’s reliance on Big Tech, how Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter led to “strategic disconnection,” and why journalism educators need to talk more about hostility.
As media grapples with declining advertising revenue, DailyWire+ and Bentkey are betting that loyal, politically engaged subscribers will drive their growth.