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ONA’s extensive initiative for supporting newsrooms in exploring artificial intelligence to better serve news audiences.

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    In February, ONA announced the new AI in Journalism Initiative, a program aimed at supporting journalists and newsrooms as they navigate the rapidly evolving landscape of artificial intelligence. We’ve had … Read more.

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    ONA is partnering with Trusting News on a project to explore audience reactions to newsrooms’ use of artificial intelligence. We’re recruiting a small cohort of newsrooms to test AI disclosures … Read more.

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