Beware: Robots work in US journalism – the literal kind


December 25, 2017 – FRN – 

RIA – translated by Inessa Sinchougova 

The chances of the mass emergence of robots in journalism are high, believes the head of the State Duma Information Policy Committee, Leonid Levin.

“There are already examples when a robot journalist, if I’m not mistaken, in the Washington Post last year wrote about 800 notes, and they published them on the site, without stating that this note was written by a robot journalist, and only informed of this at the end of the year,” Levin said at a press conference in Moscow.

“Given that, in general, the trend in society is that people stop reading large materials, and only read short notes, then the chances of robots in journalism, unfortunately, are extremely high,” the parliamentarian said.

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