HOW AI WORKS
Financial Times: How Generative AI Works
An incredible scrolltelling visual explanation.
The Verge: AI is a Lot of Work
A behind-the-scenes look at How AI works. Very important read.
The Language of Artificial Intelligence Explained
How ChatGPT Works
An article and videos by Jay Alammar explains the fundamentals
AI Terms and Definitions
From Sil Hamilton, AI expert’s materials from a Knight Center AI tools training
A visual of how AI works, converting words to numbers.
IBM: What is Retrieval-Augmented Generation (RAG)?
Article and video on RAG, an AI framework for retrieving facts from an external knowledge base to ground large language models (LLMs) on the most accurate, up-to-date information and to give users insight into LLMs’ generative process.
AI GUIDES AND ARTICLES
Newsroom of Tomorrow
An in-depth study on how newsrooms are implementing AI and other tech into their newsrooms around the world.
AI Procurement and Use Guidebook for Newsrooms
Produced by the Partnership on AI and the Knight Foundation.
AP Stylebook Standards on AI
Poynter: New AP Stylebook Guidelines on AI
Generative AI in the Newsroom
Medium posts from Northwestern’s Nick Diakopoulos and others on how to implement AI.
Government Technology: AI Chatbot Murrow Teaching Journalism and Critical Thinking
Generative AI at the BBC
A Beginner’s Guide to Image Generation with DALL-E 3
How to use DALL-E 3, plus a gallery of 50 art styles to use when generating images. From Joe Amditis at the Center for Cooperative Media at Montclair State University.
Journalism.co.uk: Six AI Newsletters for Journalists
Reuters Institute: Focus on the Humans, Not the Robots: Tips from the Author of AP Guidelines on How to Cover AI
A Q&A with Garance Burke, who led the development of the AI chapter in the latest edition of the AP Stylebook.
Center for Artistic Inquiry and Reporting: Restrict AI Illustration from Publishing: An Open Letter
Google Cloud Skills Boost: GenerativeAI Learning Path
Free comprehensive training: AI, large language models, responsible AI, image generation and more.
Knight Center: Useful Artificial Intelligence Resources for Journalists
A great list of tools and guides.
PineCone: Understanding Hallucinations in AI – A Comprehensive Guide
Prompt Engineering Guide
Excellent primer on how to write effective prompts
Harvard Kennedy School: Misinformation Reloaded? Fears About the Impact of Generative AI on Misinformation are Overblown
OpenAI’s webcrawler has documentation that news orgs can use to block the crawler from grabbing their content.
Washington Post: These Look Like Prizewinning Photos. They’re AI Fakes
A look at ethics, AI and fake news photos
RJI: Resources for Training Pop-Up Community Newsroom Reporters in Deep-Dive Journalism Basics
Forbes: 10 Most Important AI Trends for 2024 That Everyone Must Be Ready For
The Economist: The 5 Best Books for Understanding AI
Wired: Will AI Take Over Your Job, or Will You Work Side-by-Side with Machines?
Economic Potential of Generative AI
Christian Science Monitor: Can AI Programs be Trusted to Report the News?
Generative AI in the Newsroom: News Illustration with Generative AI
Online Journalism Blog: This is How I’ll be Teaching Journalism Students ChatGPT (and Generative AI) Next Semester
Teaching advice from Paul Bradshaw
Meet the AI Bots
A guide by Jeremy Caplan of Wonder Tools
AI in Media Slide Presentation
Ezra Eeman’s slide deck on how to navigate AI and incorporate it into your workflow. Check out his Wayfinder newsletter as well.
AI is Driving a Photo-Software Revolution
Joanna Stern looks at how Adobe Firefly, Midjourney and Try It On make it tough to tell what’s real.
Fast Company: The Creative Evolution of Generative AI
Guest opinion piece by an Adobe director on how the company is designing GenAI to accelerate human creativity, not replace it.
One Useful Thing
Outlines the impact of AI on work and education
Project Management in Newsrooms Guide
Download the PDF here
A free newsletter and search prompts by categories from the homepage.
Vetted prompts as well as a Discord community group of prompt engineers. Also offers paid courses.
Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia: How to Prepare for the Deluge of Generative AI on Social Media
JournalismAI Starter Pack
A guide designed to help news organizations learn about the opportunities offered by AI to support their journalism.
Generates artistic QR codes
Integrates ChatGPT with Google Drive, Notion and other tools.
Use AI to edit images in this phone app
Build and share videos
Helps you find AI tools
Search for AI tools
The best ChatGPT examples from around the web
Algorithms in the Newsrooms: Challenges and Recommendations for Artificial Intelligence with the Ethical Values of Journalism
Research-based analysis of the ethics of AI and journalism by Patrícia Ventura Pocino.
Emerging Architectures for LLM Applications
By Matt Bornstein and Rajko Radovanovic:
The Decade of Deep Learning
By Leo Gao
NY Times: ‘A.I. Obama’ and Fake Newscasters: How A.I. Audio Is Swarming TikTok
Local News Initiative: Q&A With Northwestern’s Jeremy Gilbert on Artificial Intelligence
Nieman Lab: AP Announces 5 AI Tools to Help Local Newsrooms
The Fix: Nine AI Tools to Save Journalists Time and Money
Digital Content Next: What Generative AI Means to Media Companies
Nieman Lab: Journalists Productively Harness Generative AI Tools
EdSurge News: What Higher Ed Gets Wrong About AI Chatbots — From the Student Perspective
Birmingham City University: Generative AI Diversity Guidelines – Birmingham School of Media
What Can ChatGPT Do for Newsrooms?
Nieman Lab: Can AI Help Local Newsrooms Streamline Newsletters?
Podcast: Leveraging Generative AI with Jeff Sonderman
Wired: To Save Itself, Hollywood Must Build Its Own ChatGPT
The Atlantic: Google’s New Search Tool Could Eat the Internet Alive
Generative AI in Media & Journalism: Think Big, But Read the Small Print First
Intelligencer: How Will Artificial Intelligence Change the News Business? Here are Three Theories of the Case
Fortune: Fighting Bias in A.I. Means Acknowledging it Exists
Semianalysis (Substack): Google “We Have No Moat, And Neither Does OpenAI”
Marc Andreesen: Why AI Will Save the World
Emily Bender: AI – Resist the Urge to Be Impressed
Nieman Lab: Pres Freedom Means Controlling the Language of AI
Aimee Rinehart: Let’s Collaborate to Build a Journalism-Specific LLM
The New Yorker: ChartGPT is a Blurry JPEG of the Web
IJNet: How AI-Generated Images are Complicating Efforts to Combat Disinformation
GIJN: Tips for Investigating Algorithm Harm — and Avoiding AI Hype
Generative AI in the Newsroom: AI and News: What’s Next?
Example of a Newsroom’s AI Disclosure
Poynter: To Build Trust in the Age of AI, Journalists Need New Standards and Disclosures
Decoding Bureaucracy: Generative AI for Accessible Government Policies
Nieman Reports: Smart Ways Journalists Can Explore AI
Venture Beat: Stability AI Unveils Its First LLM as Open-Source Race Continues
NY Times: Data Revolts Against AI
PR Newswire: Communications, AI and Role of Ethics
AI Comprehensive Guide to Ethical Principles and Practices
Google Course: Introduction to Generative AI
Google Course: Introduction to Large Language Models (LLM)
Sarah Silverman Suing OpenAI and Meta Over Copyright Infringement
RJI: Don’t have a newsroom policy for ChatGPT? Join the club!
Editor & Publisher: Writing guidelines for the role of AI in your newsroom? Here are some, er, guidelines for that
The Workers at the Front Lines of the AI Revolution
Toward Guidelines for Guidelines on the Use of Generative AI in Newsrooms
The Atlantic: The ‘AI Apocalypse’ Is Just PR
RJI: The Art of Prompting: AI Science or Witchcraft?
Washington Post: A News Website Used AI to Write Articles, and it Was a Journalistic Disaster
Makkula Center for Applied Ethics: Ethical Questions About Generative AI
Poynter: How Someone Used ChatGPT to Build a Fake News Organization Website
Build ChatGPT-like Chatbots With Customized Knowledge for Your Websites, Using Simple Programming
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