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“Breaking News” Brought To You By Robots!

Express Computer | 02/06/2020 11:45 PM | Click to read full article

Microsoft pays news organisations to pick up their content for its websites and it hires journalists to pick out the stories. The journalist chooses which story will go forward and how it will be presented. An automated news producer would use algorithms to track trending news stories and select relevant ones for the website. With the decision, Microsoft will be laying off 50 contract news producers by the end of this month.