The Fold  ·   August 19, 2013

Auto journalism creates words without writers

- Building off research started at Northwestern University, news outlets are using computer algorithms to write stories once penned by human journalists. While some see it as a threat to quality writing, the creators argue the software can also be used to create personalized, digestible narratives from complicated data like medical tests and stock portfolios. ()

- Building off research started at Northwestern University, news outlets are using computer algorithms to write stories once penned by human journalists. While some see it as a threat to quality writing, the creators argue the software can also be used to create personalized, digestible narratives from complicated data like medical tests and stock portfolios. ()

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