Algoritmos para Jornalismo: o futuro da produção de notícias

Carl-Gustav Linden

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As notícias geradas por software, às vezes chamadas de “jornalismo robô”, recentemente deram origem a preocupações de que a automação das notícias tornará os jornalistas redundantes. Esses argumentos seguem uma linha de pensamento determinista. Algoritmos escolhem informações para os usuários, mas também são o construto do processo e da prática social. O objetivo deste ensaio é explorar “a virada algorítmica” (Napoli, 2014) na produção de notícias. Com base em estudos de caso de três agências de notícias distintas, constatou-se que o impacto das notícias automatizadas é, em primeiro lugar, maior eficiência e satisfação no trabalho com a automação de tarefas de rotina monótonas e propensas a erros; segundo, automação de tarefas rotineiras de jornalismo, resultando em perdas de empregos de jornalistas; e terceiro, novas formas de trabalho que exigem pensamento computacional

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Práticas jornalísticas; jornalismo robótico; algoritmos; automação.

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