Artificial Intelligence and Algorithms in Journalism
What you'll learn
- Multiple ways AI can be used in journalism and content creation.
- What algorithms are, and how to use them to create solutions for everyday challenges.
- How to use algorithms to make connections, classify content, fine-tune, and process information.
- How to use the concept called 'algorithmic thinking' to create systems that address challenges by itself with minimal human input.
- How algorithmic thinking works in news/journalism.
- Understanding the limitations AI Algorithms, its potentials, and how to maximize it.
This course is a single installation of a broader advanced 4-part course called ‘Automated Content Production and News Algorithms’. It consists of 3 modules and 17 learning videos including the transcript and practice questions. This part of the course covers;
An Overview of Artificial Intelligence and its promises in automating activities and helping you solve problems.M
Multipleways AI can be used in journalism and content creation. How renowned news organizations are using AI to generate thousands of reports thereby freeing 20% of journalists' time.W
What algorithms are, and how to use them to create solutions for everyday challenges. How algorithms are used in news to generate and customize content for readers.
How to use algorithms to make connections, classify content, fine-tune, and process information How AI algorithms can be used to create news with minimal human input, and to generate personalized content while increasing engagement.
Understanding the limitations AI Algorithms, its potentials, and how to maximize it. How humans and machines can work together to increase the speed of output and scale.
How to use the concept called 'algorithmic thinking' to create systems that address challenges by itself with minimal human input. How companies are building this technique into new products to create autonomous machines.
How algorithmic thinking works in news/journalism. The multiple abilities you will gain when you begin to use the 'algorithmic thinking' approach. And lastly, the basic strategies for algorithmic problem-solving.
Who this course is for:
Blaise Aboh is an Innovation Leader with over 14 years of verifiable experience in Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence and Product Innovation. In 2020, he started AI Envoy Robotics, an AI research firm to improve public knowledge of Natural Language Generation and AI. He is also a Lead Partner at Orodata Science, a civic technology organization innovating around tools and products that improve public insight into data. He is attributed to the earliest use of Robotic Journalism in his home country, Nigeria. Blaise is a recipient of multiple fellowship programmes and has been featured as a lead speaker and guest at major global industry events.