Reporters Project Receives New Support to Build Statehouse Coverage System

Multidisciplinary collaboration between California Polytechnic State University and University of Miami will use Knight Foundation support to create AI-driven wire service for statehouse coverage. A $200,000 investment from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation will help Cal Poly Institute for Advanced Technology and Public Policy (IATPP) develop an artificial intelligence system that will strengthen news coverage of state and local governments, the IATPP announced. Researchers aim to build a prototype news wire service where narrative content covering state legislatures is automatically generated from primary data sources, and can [...]