AI for Content Verification IV: How Carmen Uses CADI to Tackle Disinfo in 2040

AI for Content Verification IV: How Carmen Uses CADI to Tackle Disinfo in 2040

In the scope of the EU co-funded AI4Media project, we recently contributed to a long, public report entitled “AI technologies and applications in media: State of Play, Foresight, and Research Directions”. For better accessibility and readability, we’ve now turned our section into a multi-part blog series (with a couple of edits and updates). Here’s the fourth and final part, which looks at a typical work day in the life of a journalist and fact-checker in 2040.

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AI for Content Verification IV: How Carmen Uses CADI to Tackle Disinfo in 2040

AI for Content Verification III: Future Trends and Ultimate Goals

In the scope of the EU co-funded AI4Media project, we recently contributed to a long, public report entitled “AI technologies and applications in media: State of Play, Foresight, and Research Directions”. For better accessibility and readability, we’ve now turned our section into a multi-part blog series (with a couple of edits and updates). Here’s part three, which looks at future trends and goals for AI-driven content verification.

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Augmented Reality Journalism, Drone Journalism, Journalism of Things: A Closer Look at Three New Kinds of Tech-Driven Reporting

Augmented Reality Journalism, Drone Journalism, Journalism of Things: A Closer Look at Three New Kinds of Tech-Driven Reporting

There are those who say that when you are occupied with creating and disseminating fact-based reports dealing with current events, that will always be called journalism – no matter what kind of tools you enlist. However, other people argue that there is a significant difference between writing a standard newspaper article and putting out a multilayered, interactive digital story that features text, pictures, videos, audio, and data repositories. While we hope that there continues to be a common denominator, we tend to agree that there are now indeed very different kinds of journalism, some of them driven by technologies that were in their infancy or not available just a decade ago. In the following post, we will take a closer look at three new (sub)categories of digital reporting that are particularly appealing to us and have played a significant role in recent projects: Augmented Reality (AR) Journalism, Drone Journalism, and Journalism of Things (JoT).

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Meet us @ International Journalism Festival 2016

IJF2016

When: 6-10 April 2016

Where: Perugia, Italia

What is it?
The International Journalism Festival in Perugia is all about, surprise… journalism. Over five days, a great variety of topics that are important to journalism will be covered. These include, among others, fact-checking, data journalism, explanatory journalism, the era of video and of mobile, robot journalism, virtual reality, the involvement of readers and the public role of journalism, the crisis of the homepage, the search for a new objectivity, understanding audiences beyond the use of metrics and social networks vs. mainstream media. Attending the event is totally free of charge.

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