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Producing a tool that will automatically verify UGC

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​Our director of international development and partnerships explains how we’re using a grant from Google to produce a cloud-based newsroom tool that will combine artificial intelligence with our editorial expertise to automatically source and verify user-generated content.

A common goal: Media, universities and mission-driven foundations

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Media organizations, universities and mission-driven foundations are dedicated to informing the public and spreading fact-based information. How do these groups come together to further their common cause?

Going long on fantasy sports coverage

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​An estimated 57 million people spent a combined $32 billion on fantasy sports in the U.S. and Canada last year, according to the Fantasy Sports Trade Association. Here’s how we’re providing more fantasy coverage for football season and beyond.

What will voice-enabled internet mean for journalism?

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As we start communicating with smart devices such as Amazon’s Echo, how will this technology impact news audiences? How will news consumers be able to use voice commands to access stories on demand?

Testing the new Google Jump 360-degree camera

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We got our hands on Google’s 360-degree video camera during the political conventions this summer, filming the delegates and protestors surrounding them. Here’s our review.

Behind the scenes on our first animated VR experience

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Last week, we published a 360-degree view into the latest scientific theories on the development of Alzheimer’s disease. Learn more from the lead editor of the project about how animation unlocks new applications for virtual reality.

Making the internet of things work for journalism

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​Our strategy manager presents a few intriguing ideas for how media companies can incorporate connected devices into their reporting.

Bringing the New York Philharmonic to virtual reality

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We talked with NYC Parks about how it plans to use virtual reality for the first time, and how it hopes VR will attract audiences to its many parks, events and festivals throughout the year.

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.​

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.

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.

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.

Academic collaboration spurs media innovation

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A new virtual reality project highlights the benefits of media organizations working with academics to apply research from the classroom and form new and innovative business strategies.

A field guide for understanding automated journalism

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A fellow at the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University researched the growth of automation in journalism and produced a guide discussing key questions and potential implications of its adoption by media companies.

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