Automating the News: How Algorithms Are Rewriting the Media
Harvard University Press, Jun 10, 2019 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 304 pages
From hidden connections in big data to bots spreading fake news, journalism is increasingly computer-generated. Nicholas Diakopoulos explains the present and future of a world in which algorithms have changed how the news is created, disseminated, and received, and he shows why journalists—and their values—are at little risk of being replaced.
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