It is already clear that machines will eliminate the need for human employment in many roles across different economic sectors.
Journalism is not any safe it seems.
Narrative Science chief scientist Kristian Hammond previously predicted that by 2025, a bot could be writing 90% of all news. Narrative Science is behind the software Quill which turns data into stories.
So, will journalists be replaced by machines in a few years?
According to Loyal AI, producers of AI-driven journalism tools, the answer is No. However, they report that Artificial Intelligence will “streamline a lot of essential routine tasks with editorial workflow tools; eradicate mundane drudgery and add credibility to content through automated fact-checking – to name just a few uses.”
Read their article here on ways in which artificial intelligence is aiding journalism.