Bloomberg, CNN quote NLP experts on AI-generated news

NLP in the News

A San Francisco-based news outlet with coverage spanning several major cities across the country is publishing AI-generated articles attributed to non-existent authors. News literacy experts warn that this use of artificial intelligence could lead to declining trust in news organizations.

“In trying to use a human-sounding name, they’re trying to game the system and taking advantage of people’s trust,” Hannah Covington, NLP’s senior director of education content, said in a recent Bloomberg article

“It’s a kind of flagrantly opaque way to dupe people into thinking that they’re reading actual reporting by an actual journalist who has a concern for being fair, for being accurate, for being transparent,” Peter Adams, NLP’s Senior Vice President of research and design, told CNN.

Read the full Bloomberg article here and the full CNN article here.

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