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Mark Thompson on the New York Times‘ Facebook ’Experiment'

Source: capitalnewyork.com. Posted May 22, 2015

"We need to access new and interesting pools of readers," the chief executive said at a media conference. "Facebook has got colossal pools of readers..." . . .

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An NPR Reporter Raced a Machine to Write a News Story. Who Won?

Source: NPR.org. Posted May 22, 2015

NPR White House correspondent Scott Horsley agreed to go head to head against WordSmith, a program that generates simple news stories. . . .

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Why Gonzo Journalism is Crucial to Our Understanding of Cities and Their Tribes

Source: theguardian.com. Posted May 20, 2015

Author Bradley L Garrett argues that the biker clashes in Waco, Texas, underline the need to embolden local journalists to tell their stories from the inside out. . . .

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Artificial Intelligence, Narrative Journalism, and the Future of the Human Race

Source: chicagoreader.com. Posted May 19, 2015

A cover story on Artificial Intelligence in The Economist mentions that a Chicago firm, Narrative Science, not only "hopes to automate the writing of reports" but is already being used by Forbes magazine "to cover basic financial stories." . . .

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ABC Colleague: George Stephanopoulos ‘Really Isn’t a Journalist’

Source: thedailybeast.com. Posted May 18, 2015

“There is a coziness that George cannot escape,” said Carole Simpson, who toiled for two decades at ABC News. “While he did try to separate himself from his political background to become a journalist, he really isn’t a . . .

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In Tibet, Bloggers Post at Their Own Risk

Source: pri.org. Posted May 22, 2015

These are treacherous days for bloggers in China who dares to publicly criticize government policy. . . .

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