Why Should I Care About AI? [Sponsored]

  • Thursday – 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
  • Lone Star A+B
  • #ONA18

From the autonomous systems driving the Facebook News Feed to enabling ever more believable fake audio and video, AI is poised to have a major role in shaping the future of news and journalism. The panel will demystify the various branches of artificial intelligence and explores how journalism community can ensure that the use of artificial intelligence in the news and information ecosystem be done ethically and in the public interest?

This session is design for:

  • Anyone who wants a better understanding of AI
  • Organizations looking to apply AI to their editorial process
  • Journalists who are concern about the use of AI to spread misinformation


Paul Cheung - Director / Journalism + Technology Innovation, Knight Foundation
@pcheung630 | https://knightfoundation.org/about/staff/paul-cheung

Lisa Gibbs - Director of News Partnerships, The Associated Press

Latoya Peterson - Storytelling & Technologist,

Meredith Broussard - Professor, NYU

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