So That’s How They Do NYT Editorials
The future of journalism:
The new reporter on the US media scene takes no coffee breaks, churns out articles at lightning speed, and has no pension plan.
That’s because the reporter is not a person, but a computer algorithm, honed to translate raw data such as corporate earnings reports and previews or sports statistics into readable prose. …
“This can work for anything that is basic and formulaic,” says Ken Doctor, an analyst with the media research firm Outsell.