By Sylvia Marino

Robots to Research, People to Write

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At Reuters the robot operates for the most part in the role of researcher, feeding material to real life correspondents. It is an editorial assistant with specialist knowledge, reliability and no inclination to complain at being tasked with drudge work.

Journalists are the storytellers, responsible for composing the articles and engaging readers from the data and details harvested by machine. Context, localization and fine-tuning to markets is critical and a nuance that perhaps machines haven’t mastered.
There are cases where automated news – headlines and short stories – are deployed, such as economic data.

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By Sylvia Marino
PublishThis Content Marketing Specialist - Here to bring you the best news from around the web pertaining to Social Media, Content Marketing, and Publishing Technologies. Over 25 years experience in online publishing including online communities, social media, editorial workflows, and content strategies.