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Does Artificial Intelligence help Journalists: A Boon or Bane?
  • Dr. Bharat Dhiman
Dr. Bharat Dhiman
Assistant Professor

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) is used in our day-to-day life. AI for journalism is a reality. Just like other vital aspects of our life, AI has also entered the world of journalism. Many reputed news organizations have adopted AI in journalism to perform various newsroom tasks. In today’s digital world, several technologies are powering journalism. One such technology that is transforming the journalism field is artificial intelligence. Accuracy is a core value of journalism. With AI and machine learning systems, there’s a statistical element of uncertainty which means it’s impossible to guarantee 100 percent accuracy. AI tools such as OpenAI’s ChatGPT, Microsoft’s Bing chatbot, and Google’s Bard have been subject to debate now. AI tools have the potential to assist in a variety of tasks, such as scraping PDF files, writing code, and translating languages. AI can be a helpful tool for journalism students and media researchers. A main concern among computational journalists is that AI sometimes hallucinates data. This review paper highlights how artificial intelligence can help journalists.
2023Published in SSRN Electronic Journal. 10.2139/ssrn.4401194