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Uneasy bedfellows: AI in the news, platform companies and the issue of journalistic autonomy

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Platform companies play an important role in the production and distribution of news. This article analyses this role and questions of control, dependence and autonomy in the light of the ‘AI goldrush’ in the news. I argue that the introduction of AI in the news risks shifting even more control to and increasing the news industry’s dependence on platform companies. While platform companies’ power over news organisations has to date mainly flown from their control over the channels of distribu...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1080/21670811.2022.2063150

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Social Policy & Intervention
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis
Journal:
Digital Journalism More from this journal
Volume:
10
Issue:
10
Pages:
1832-1854
Publication date:
2022-05-18
Acceptance date:
2022-04-01
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EISSN:
2167-082X
ISSN:
2167-0811
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1261842
Local pid:
pubs:1261842
Deposit date:
2022-06-09

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