RJI Futures Lab update #142

Enlisting product managers and automating more complex stories

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Part 1: Product managers for news

Borrowing from the tech and business worlds, several large news organizations have integrated the role of product manager into their workflows. The result can bring new thinking about how to serve an intended audience. We find out how product managers are shaping things at Vox Media and The Washington Post.

Part 2: The next step in automated stories

One day computer systems might be able to automatically generate text articles not only about numerical data but also about politics and breaking news. We take a look at how that might happen. 

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