Artificial Intelligence and new technologies are increasingly becoming part of the fabric of many newsrooms impacting all stages of journalistic practice from production to consumption.
At the 2022 African Investigative Journalism Conference, keynote speaker London School of Economics professor Charlie Beckett reflected on the host of opportunities that have been presented by new digital technologies but also pointed out how AI can and has supported the newsroom.
In a new era of immersive storytelling and interactive communications, the great benefit and implications for journalism and media practitioners is an opportunity to reimagine storytelling where stories are not to be only read but experienced.
But what does this mean for journalists and local newsrooms and their audiences?
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