The BDI 'Data in the Newsroom' workshop, kindly hosted by IRT in Munich, brought together 70 experts and professionals to to discuss how AI and Data are affecting, and can be leveraged in, the newsroom.
Participants included prominent PSM figures, Member and non-Member journalists, data experts and academics from across Europe. They discussed use-cases, tools, techniques and methodology on using data, AI and Machine Learning.
Covered topics include: fighting ‘Fake-News’; using AI for workflow facilitation and content personalization; Data journalism and Big Data use-cases; video production automation; and algorithmic ethics.
The presentations were complemented by hands-on sessions with lively discussions and opportunities to gather first-hand experience with relevant tools and techniques.