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OSINT and SOCMINT techniques empower investigative reporting and war coverage, and are increasingly accessible to journalists, ISOJ panelists said

Journalists are increasingly using social media and open-source intelligence techniques to cover conflicts and conduct in-depth reporting. Panelists at ISOJ discussed how these techniques, combined with collaboration and verification methods, are uncovering crucial information, from geolocation of war crimes to identifying military staff in videos.

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AI in local journalism: How two Brazilian media outlets are using generative AI to provide services to their audiences

Two local Brazilian media outlets have adopted generative artificial intelligence to amplify their impact and automate tasks that require precious time and effort from their lean teams. Discover the projects by Agência Tatu and Farolete, which combine data scraping and ChatGPT technology to produce content based on public data.

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Cuestión Pública of Colombia creates AI tool to improve daily coverage with investigative journalism

Colombian investigative journalism outlet Cuestión Pública developed Odin, a tool that uses cutting-edge artificial intelligence methodologies to take advantage of information from its extensive databases to cover current events. Odin reduces content production time and allows verified and contextualized information to reach more readers.

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10 books and guides worth reading about journalism and artificial intelligence in Spanish, English or Portuguese

Media, journalists and researchers are increasingly looking for spaces to reflect on the emergence and impact of artificial intelligence in the profession in recent years. LJR presents a list of 10 guides or books written on the topic in Spanish, English or Portuguese that no journalist can afford to miss.

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Projects use generative AI to bring Indigenous languages to the news in Peru

Illariy and Quispe Chequea are tools developed in Peru that use generative artificial intelligence resources to create text, audio and video content in Indigenous languages. Both initiatives have demonstrated the potential of this technology to satisfy the information needs of marginalized populations, while contributing to the linguistic diversity of that country.

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Latin American media use YouTube Shorts to increase views, monetize and reach new audiences

Both large and small media outlets in Latin America have joined the wave of vertical video – the format made for mobile – through YouTube Shorts. LatAm Journalism Review interviews representatives from three Latin American media to learn about the benefits of this format.

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Paraguay's El Surti reveals effects of rising temperatures through experiment with delivery drivers

Independent media outlet El Surti of Paraguay has dedicated a significant part of its coverage in recent years to climate change. In the team’s most recent report, they carry out an experiment with delivery workers in Greater Asunción to reveal risks they face due to the increase in temperatures aggravated by the climate crisis.

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Journalists from 15 Latin American countries participate in the first JournalismAI Academy for Small Newsrooms in Spanish

Journalists selected for the first Spanish edition of the JournalismAI Academy for Small Newsrooms will seek to learn how to take advantage of artificial intelligence to optimize processes, reduce workload, improve audience engagement and strengthen sustainability. Media from 15 Latin American countries will be represented in the eight-week program.

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How have these media from Chile, Cuba and Mexico made obstetric violence in the region visible?

Through data journalism, effective interview techniques and innovative dissemination strategies, these reports by Meganoticias (Chile), Red Es Poder (Mexico) and a team of independent journalists from Cuba have stood out for showing the severity of the obstetric violence suffered by thousands of women in the region.

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This Brazilian fact-checking org uses a ChatGPT-esque bot to answer reader questions

Aos Fatos, a Brazilian media outlet specialized in fact-checking, integrated ChatGPT with its journalistic production to create a question and answer chatbot, FátimaGPT. On WhatsApp, Telegram and Twitter, the chatbot answers questions from the public based on texts already published on the website.