20.3 C
Delhi
Thursday, November 26, 2020

Newsrooms adopting AI in a big way, says experts

- Advertisement -

Newsrooms adopting AI in a big way, says expertsThiruvananthapuram, Nov 20 (IANS): Global experts who took part in an international webinar on Artificial Intelligence (AI)and Journalism pointed out that news organisations have started to adopt AI to change the way how news is generated, produced, published and shared.

The event was organised by the Department of Media Studies, Christ Nagar College Trivandrum in association with AI Journalism for Research and Forecasting, UAE.

The expert speakers included Prof Charlie Beckett, London School of Economics, Prof. Nicholas Diakopoulos from Northwestern University, Guilherme Canela, Chief of Freedom of Expression and Safety of Journalists at UNESCO Paris and Francesco Marconi, expert in Computational journalism, USA, among others.

READ ALSO:  21% Indian IT managers consider IoT threats top security risk

“News organisations have started to adopt AI to change the way how news is generated, produced, published and shared. By using advanced algorithms and machine learning tools, journalists can handle large data to provide greater insights and solutions. The conventional model of journalism is getting disrupted and the changes with AI and Machine Learning is set have profound impact in media organisations,” said Marconi.

Beckett said as newsrooms start adopting AI technologies, journalists and media students need to develop new sets of skills to effectively use the evolving technologies and tools.

READ ALSO:  FB India's controversial public policy head Ankhi Das quits

“AI technologies are set to transform journalism for good and shall provide great tools for journalists to excel,” said Beckett.

Manju Rose Mathews, the key organiser of the event, said they are partnering with global organisations and experts to conduct specialised training events and equip media students with skills and effectively use artificial intelligence and computational tools for journalism.

India Updates
India Updates is an independent news & Information website. Follow us for regular updates on News and Information.

Follow Us On

Related News

Huge renewable energy plans lie ahead for next decade: PM Modi

New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday announced that there are huge renewable energy deployment plans for India for the next decade which...

53% in India willing to switch jobs to avail remote work: Survey

Bengaluru, Nov 26 (IANS) More than half of the office-goers in India are willing to switch jobs if it meant they could work remotely,...

TCS founder, ‘Father’ of Indian IT industry F.C. Kohli no more

Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Fakir Chand Kohli, the founder and the first CEO of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), passed away on Thursday after reportedly...

India can be lower cost producer than China if policies allow: Maruti Suzuki Chairman

New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) India has the capability to become a lower cost producer than China if the industry and the government work together,...

Kerala, Maha, Delhi among 6 states with 61% new Covid cases detected every day

By Rajnish Singh, (IANS) Kerala, Maharashtra and Delhi are among top six states which are accountable for contributing 61 per cent new Covid-19 cases on daily basis in India,...

PM pitches for ‘One Nation, One Election’ as need of India

New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday again emphasised the need to introduce the "One Nation, One Election" formula to save...

Trending Topics In India

Covid 19 India Updates

Kerala, Maha, Delhi among 6 states with 61% new Covid cases detected every day

By Rajnish Singh, (IANS) Kerala, Maharashtra and Delhi are among top six states which are accountable for contributing 61 per cent new Covid-19 cases on daily basis in India,...

Kerala, Maha, Delhi among 6 states with 61% new Covid cases detected every day

By Rajnish Singh, (IANS) Kerala, Maharashtra and Delhi are among top six states which are accountable for contributing 61 per cent new Covid-19 cases on daily basis in India,...

Looking at vaccine manufacture, delivery ecosystem: Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) At a time the world is racing against time to find a safe and effective vaccine against Covid-19, Union...

Apollo Hospitals gearing up to give one million vaccines a day

New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Apollo Hospitals are gearing up to give one million vaccines a day once it is available across India through...

Over 88% Indians know at least one Covid infected person: Survey

New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) With over nine million coronavirus cases in India, 88 per cent citizens now have one or more contacts in...

Covid-19 second wave may be a tsunami, warns Thackeray

Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) With Covid-19 cases again surging in some parts of the the country, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday hinted...

Trending News In India

India can be lower cost producer than China if policies allow: Maruti Suzuki Chairman

New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) India has the capability to become a lower cost producer than China if the industry and the government work together,...

53% in India willing to switch jobs to avail remote work: Survey

Bengaluru, Nov 26 (IANS) More than half of the office-goers in India are willing to switch jobs if it meant they could work remotely,...

TCS founder, ‘Father’ of Indian IT industry F.C. Kohli no more

Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Fakir Chand Kohli, the founder and the first CEO of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), passed away on Thursday after reportedly...

India can be lower cost producer than China if policies allow: Maruti Suzuki Chairman

New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) India has the capability to become a lower cost producer than China if the industry and the government work together,...

Kerala, Maha, Delhi among 6 states with 61% new Covid cases detected every day

By Rajnish Singh, (IANS) Kerala, Maharashtra and Delhi are among top six states which are accountable for contributing 61 per cent new Covid-19 cases on daily basis in India,...

PM pitches for ‘One Nation, One Election’ as need of India

New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday again emphasised the need to introduce the "One Nation, One Election" formula to save...

Trending Showbiz

Gear up for India’s first ever OTT awards

By Puja Gupta, (IANS) Fans across the globe now have a chance to engage with OTT entertainment content and stars digitally; they can and...

Malayalam film ‘Jallikattu’ is India’s entry for Oscars 2021

Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) The Malayalam film, Jallikattu, has been selected as the official Indian entry in the Best International Feature Film category at...

Kabaddi is a sport, can’t be played well without teamwork: Abhishek Bachchan

Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Abhishek Bachchan, who owns the Kabaddi team Jaipur Pink Panthers, says the upcoming docu-feature, Sons Of The Soil: Jaipur Pink...

Television actor Ashiesh Roy passed away

Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Television actor Ashiesh Roy passed away in Mumbai early on Tuesday. The Sasural Simar Ka actor died of kidney failure...

Arjun Kapoor: Children should never go without adequate food

Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor has opened up about his food start-up venture that has been feeding 1000 children every month....

‘A Suitable Boy’ row: MP Police register FIR against Netflix officials

Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) An FIR has been registered in Madhya Pradesh against two Netflix officials for allegedly hurting religious sentiments through the web...

Trending Sports

Football legend Diego Maradona, 60, dead

Buenos Aires, Nov 25 (IANS) Football legend Diego Maradona has died, aged 60, according to Argentine media reports. He had been discharged from hospital...

Football legend Diego Maradona, 60, dead

Buenos Aires, Nov 25 (IANS) Football legend Diego Maradona has died, aged 60, according to Argentine media reports. He had been discharged from hospital...

New ICC chairman Barclay: Rugby’s loss is cricket’s gain

New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS): Auckland-based lawyer and sports administrator Greg Barclay was on Wednesday announced as new chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC)....

Sports Ministry recognises archery body again, after eight years

New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS): The Archery Association of India (AAI) on Wednesday re-gained recognition from the Sports Ministry nearly eight years after it was...

ICC Awards of the Decade: Kohli in fray for 5; five more Indians in race

Dubai, Nov 25 (IANS) Prolific India batsman Virat Kohli has been nominated in five categories for the first International Cricket Council (ICC) Awards of...

Aus vs Ind: Ishant, Rohit ruled out of first two Tests, says report

New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Ishant Sharma and Rohit Sharma have been reportedly ruled out of the first two Tests of the upcoming four-match...

Latest Trending News In India

53% in India willing to switch jobs to avail remote work: Survey

Bengaluru, Nov 26 (IANS) More than half of the office-goers in India are willing to switch jobs if it meant they could work remotely,...

TCS founder, ‘Father’ of Indian IT industry F.C. Kohli no more

Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Fakir Chand Kohli, the founder and the first CEO of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), passed away on Thursday after reportedly...

India can be lower cost producer than China if policies allow: Maruti Suzuki Chairman

New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) India has the capability to become a lower cost producer than China if the industry and the government work together,...

Kerala, Maha, Delhi among 6 states with 61% new Covid cases detected every day

By Rajnish Singh, (IANS) Kerala, Maharashtra and Delhi are among top six states which are accountable for contributing 61 per cent new Covid-19 cases on daily basis in India,...