Gannett’s AI debacle

Interesting interview with the head of the software firm behind the recent “automated high school sports coverage” debacle at Gannett:

Is the intention to find efficiency…and to do that through less people, or is the intention to create more value for consumers so that we can get the nose of this airplane pointed up, and we can start to create a future where local news entrepreneurs can think of local news as a good small business?

Jay Allred, CEO of Source Media Properties

The Story Behind Gannett’s AI Debacle

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