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The ChatGPT developer previously signed deals with The Associated Press, Axel Springer SE, the French newspaper Le Monde, and more.
The legacy publication is leaning on AI for video production, a new breaking news team, and first drafts of some stories.
“If AI is indeed a white-collar job eater, then an ancient blue-collar convention might be in order.” Jennifer Coogan
That an AI model was trained on copyrighted material does not make all of the model’s outputs a copyright violation.
Swinging from an $80 billion valuation to an existential crisis, in less time than it takes to rewatch five seasons of “The Wire”? That’s Tronc-level management.
“OpenAI’s chatbot seems to favor sources in the language in which the conversation is conducted, and English seems to be the default. In terms of international news, this may mean that non-English-language news outlets are often underrepresented in answers about news stories in their countries.”
Dystopian, yes — but tools don’t have to be perfect to be useful to journalists.
Some of the funding will go to form a “studio” within the American Journalism Project; the rest will go to about 10 of AJP’s grantees.
“I don’t want to close off experimentation, and we know these tools will evolve.”
“There can potentially be massive shifts, benefits, and risks in many industries, but I cannot see a scenario where this is a ‘sky is falling’ kind of issue.”