The assignment: Build AI tools for journalists – and make ethics job one

The assignment: Build AI tools for journalists – and make ethics job one

Imagine you had virtually unlimited money, time and resources to develop an AI technology that would be useful to journalists. What would you dream, pitch and design? And how would you make sure your idea was journalistically ethical? That was the scenario posed to about 50 AI thinkers and journalists at Poynter’s recent invitation-only Summit on AI, Ethics & Journalism. The summit drew together news editors, futurists and product leaders June 11-12 in St. Petersburg, Florida. As part of the …