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Is Artificial Intelligence going to put journalists out of their jobs?

Artificial Intelligence can already write articles and anchor the news. So how is that going to affect journalists? Could they be replaced by robots? Else Kennedy and Shujing Cai report.



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THE CITIZEN is a publication of the Centre for Advancing Journalism. It has several aims. Foremost, it is a teaching tool that showcases the work of the students in the University of Melbourne’s Master of Journalism and Master of International Journalism programs, giving them real-world experience in working for publication and to deadline. Find out more →

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