Navigating the Risks of Artificial Intelligence on the Digital News Landscape
30 August 2023
For decades, newsrooms have found themselves in varying states of crisis as much-hyped technologies emerged, again and again, threatening to upend their business models. Artificial intelligence (AI) is the most recent dilemma confronting the news industry, particularly following the public research release of OpenAI’s ChatGPT in December 2022. AI can increase the gatekeeper power than search engines and social media platforms wield over digital news outlets. Robust data governance frameworks are necessary to support the financial sustainability of newsrooms and cultivate a more diverse and trustworthy internet.