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AI and News Online: Production, Distribution and Use

Lecture Series "Artificial Intelligence in Science and Society"/ Ringvorlesung "K√ľnstliche Intelligenz in Wissenschaft und Gesellschaft"

22.06.2022 16:00  – 18:00 

On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2022, Prof. Dr. Mario Haim (Chair of the Department of Media and Communication, LMU Munich)  will present the lecture "AI and News Online: Production, Distribution and Use" a lecture of the lecture series "Artificial Intelligence in Science and Society."

Journalism is a central pillar for democratic societies. Over the last several years, however, it has faced severe challenges, not least due to a "platformization" of news, competition from "fake news," and a widespread unwillingness to pay for news online. Importantly, not only are many of these challenges driven by AI, but also journalism‘s tools to fight these challenges are largely AI-driven. This lecture provides insights and overview of the latest developments and applications of AI for journalism and news online.

The lecture is a component of the new minor "AI as a major Minor" (AIM@LMU, https://www.kiml.ifi.lmu.de/studies-teaching/ringvorlesung), currently in the planning phase, and open to all LMU students.

When: Wednesday 16h - 18h (c.t.)
Where: Geschw.-Scholl-Pl. 1 (A) - A 120, on-site, max. 120 seats
Language: English and German

Please note, as of 1 June 2022, the lecture will take place from 16 to 18h. (c.t.)

Please note the currently valid Corona regulations at the LMU. In particular, wearing an FFP2 mask is required if the minimum distance of 1.50 m cannot be maintained.

We look forward to seeing you there.