Publishers who don’t consider using robot texts for basic reporting are missing out
Crises always drive automation: for the news industry that’s not a threat, it’s an opportunity.
The global pandemic is putting additional pressure on an already challenged news publishing industry. The demand for journalism is growing, but a lot of the revenue underpinning it is disappearing. Reporters are increasingly spread too thin to produce all the
stories editors need and readers expect. One solution to this problem can be to free up journalists’ time by having robots do the routine reporting.