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News Corp CEO Robert Thomson warns AI could ‘fatally undermine’ journalism

Posted on AllSides May 26th, 2023
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The rise of artificial intelligence could “fatally undermine” journalism, News Corp CEO Robert Thomson warned — echoing dire forecasts that humans may be cast aside in a variety of knowledge-based industries.

Thomson raised the alarm over AI programs that can swipe proprietary content or steer away advertising dollars from “blacklisted” publications as he addressed industry leaders at the International News Media Association’s World Congress in New York on Thursday.

“Our collective IP [intellectual property] is under threat” from AI, said Thomson, the top executive at The Post’s parent company, which also owns the...

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https://nypost.com/2023/05/26/ai-could-undermine-journalism-news-corps-robert-thomson/

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