Manager of the project ‘Journalism AI’ at Polis, The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). At the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), Mattia Peretti manages Journalism AI, a joint initiative of Polis – journalism think-tank at the LSE – and the Google News Initiative. Journalism AI focuses on research and training to foster literacy in newsrooms about Artificial Intelligence (AI). Before joining the LSE, Mattia led the News Impact programmes at the European Journalism Centre (EJC), a combination of media innovation events, training workshops, and professional development initiatives for journalists across Europe. He tweets about journalism innovation, AI, podcasts, and design at @xhgMattia.
Scientist: Mattia Peretti
A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Mattia Peretti about impact of AI on the newsroom
Interview with Mattia Peretti, manager of the project ‘Journalism AI’ at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). The project is funded by the Google News Initiative and started in April 2019. What is the aim of the project ‘AI in journalism’? Mattia Peretti: Our aim is to inform newsrooms globally about the ...
AI could boost journalism with smart tools
Artificial intelligence could be used in the newsrooms and journalists should be trained and prepared for the impact on communication. Experts think that AI can both free journalists from doing the boring stuff and can give them clever new tools for doing things they could never do before. But in the wrong hands, the same technology can also be used to spread disinformation.