Robert Weissgraeber | Forbes | January 3, 2019
I’m here to offer some hope, albeit from an unlikely place. While many journalists have bemoaned technology and blamed it for job losses — which, to be fair, holds some weight — the birth of AI-powered content generation technology offers a rare bright light for journalism, and other AI tools are making it easier for journalists to do a more thorough job under pressure.
Content generation software uses natural language generation (NLG) to create content to populate websites, generate product descriptions for e-commerce brands, produce social media content, generate BSS reports and fill media websites — among other uses. Here are three ways content generation software and other technology can be applied to help journalists: