Nicholas Diakopoulos

director Computational Journalism Lab Northwestern Univ.

Nicholas Diakopoulos is an Associate Professor in Communication Studies and Computer Science (by courtesy) at Northwestern University where he directs the Computational Journalism Lab and is Director of Graduate Studies for the Technology and Social Behavior PhD program. He is also an Associate Professor II at the University of Bergen Department of Information Science and Media Studies and is on sabbatical as a visiting researcher at the University of Amsterdam during the 2022-23 academic year. His research focuses on computational journalism, including aspects of automation and algorithms in news production, algorithmic accountability and transparency, and social media in news contexts. He is author of the award-winning book, Automating the News: How Algorithms are Rewriting the Media, published by Harvard University Press.

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Events IJF 2024
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#IJF23 / 20 april 2023

Generative AI in the newsroom

Ever heard of GPT-3 or DALL-E? These and other powerful new AI models are now capable of generating synthetic text and imagery. How could these models be useful in the newsroom? In this workshop I’l...