The next tool for journalists: artificial intelligence

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AP’s manager of corporate strategy writes how artificial intelligence can help journalists automatically adapt stories to the personalities, moods and locations of their readers.​

3 advantages and 2 applications of news archive data

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​A software engineer and data scientist explains why news makes a “good, reliable source” of data and made his workflow a lot easier while working at a hedge fund.​

Insights from MIT on politics and Twitter

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A research scientist from the MIT Media Lab explains how a data analytics machine mines news archives to open a window into the intersection of news and social media.

Developing products for a changing market

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A product director for The Associated Press describes how the increasing pace of industry changes has altered his team’s approach to bringing products to market.

How to turn your brand into a publisher

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Two veterans of the broadcast media industry discuss the goals of corporate newsrooms and how brands can succeed in providing informative content.

Break news faster with a mobile mindset

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An AP director of operations and former news director explains how adopting a mobile workflow streamlines communications and allows journalists to be productive in the newsroom and on the go.

Reimagining the way we remember the past

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Piecing together the narrative of his late father’s life was an emotional and moving task for the CEO of The History Project. So he built a site that allows anyone to create vivid timelines of important memories and moments.

How broadcasters can stand out amid a sea of content

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How can broadcasters stand out as new content publishers and platforms emerge and vie for audience attention? The answer seems to be a return to high-quality, unique programming and embracing the cues of your audience.

Culture of innovation “not enough” in media

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​A principal researcher at Microsoft Research describes what a culture of innovation means to her and raises questions she thinks media companies should be asking themselves.

Making sense of the social web

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The CEO of NewsWhip explains how artificial intelligence can help newsrooms, agencies and communications professionals spend less time figuring out what audiences are talking about, and more time on crafting an engaging story.

A constant in a world of change

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Despite significant technology advancements, foreign correspondents remain the best way of getting accurate, impactful news from overseas. Giovanna Dell’Orto, an associate professor at the University of Minnesota, recently interviewed 61 of them for a new book and shared her insights with us.

Stay “smarter” and “scrappier” in public relations

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We spoke with a senior account executive at Edelman about the changing trends affecting public relations professionals and asked her to test AP’s planning tool to see if it could help grow her clients’ brand exposure. Read her story to see how it held up.

AP photos and videos are coming to Shutterstock

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The senior vice president of business development at Shutterstock explains how AP content will benefit his customers.

New film brings sense of movement to virtual reality

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“The Second Line” is the first virtual reality story in the industry to incorporate 360-degree video cameras that move on their own, producing a better, more natural experience for viewers. This article provides a behind-the-scenes look at how we produced the film with RYOT and Spherica.

Can local news compete online?

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An associate professor of economics at Hunter College asks what the benefit is for local news websites when their content is included in aggregators.

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