MIT Technology Review: AI Could Help Reporters Dig Into Grassroots Issues Once More

MIT Technology Review: AI Could Help Reporters Dig Into Grassroots Issues Once More. “Last year’s divisive American presidential race highlighted the extent to which mainstream media outlets were out of touch with the political pulse of the country. Deb Roy, the director of the Laboratory for Social Machines at the MIT Media Lab, says part of the problem is that many local news operations are being closed or hollowed out because of economic pressures, depriving national newsrooms of valuable grassroots insights.”