– Anna Fadda is the first broadcaster in Kuwait who works with artificial intelligence in Kuwait News. What type of news do you prefer? Let us hear what you think, says the blonde presenter in fluent Arabic.
Silver doesn't actually exist, it was created by a startup specializing in artificial intelligence brokers. When it first appeared on the Twitter account of Kuwait News, a subsidiary of the Kuwait Times, the startup claimed, according to BBC This technology will turn decades of television news upside down.
The video was produced by a Los Angeles-based company Channel 1, a startup started by founders Adam Maussam and Scott Zabielski, which plans to launch AI-generated news on a streaming TV channel later this year. They claim that AI represents an interesting opportunity to improve user experience by using AI to personalize content for individuals.
They are attractive, timeless, and work around the clock without getting paid. Should their human counterparts be worried? What about the rest of us?
Skeptics believe it will be difficult for a robot to replace the existing relationship between TV viewers and the people they see on screen. Many also doubt that the public will trust what a newscaster created using artificial intelligence conveys. But according to the BBC, trust in people providing news has fallen to an all-time low, according to a survey by polling agency Ipsos. Only 42% of Britons trust TV news broadcasters, a drop of 16 percentage points in one year.
The discrediting of news broadcasters as independent witnesses to the truth is an unusual modern phenomenon, and many are choosing instead to get their news from social media or influencers.
There is no doubt that robots will take over many jobs today.
– Here's the news. “You cannot stop us,” Amnesty International presenter Zay-in said in an interview with the newspaper. Watchman Last year, in an article about artificial intelligence and TechWire We can say that there are a number of AI presenters now reading news on TV channels in Asia and Europe.
In 2018, China's official news agency introduced its own virtual news anchor, albeit one dressed in a smart suit but with a somewhat robotic voice. South Korean broadcaster SBS has left its news coverage of Zae-In, an AI-generated deepfake, for five months, and there are other AI news anchors in India and Taiwan.
Artificial intelligence is already being used as translators. But is it possible to completely remove a person from the media loop?
Need raw material
Currently, Channel One has approximately a dozen staff working to sift through AI-generated texts and choose which cases to cover, the BBC writes. Founder Adam Musan says Channel One goes through a 13-step process for each case before it airs, to ensure what gets on air. This applies, among other things, to hallucinations, where AI tools invent content, which is of course not allowed in journalism. The company behind it reportedly wants to hire an editor-in-chief early next year.
Another element that AI may struggle with is the ability to find and report newsworthy events. Channel One's pilot relied heavily on stories and footage filmed by human journalists. Without this raw material, AI readers currently have nothing to work with.
A report issued by investment bank Goldman Sachs last month indicated that artificial intelligence could replace 300 million full-time jobs. The report noted that technology could take over more than a quarter of work tasks in the United States and Europe, but it could also mean new jobs and a surge in productivity. If generative AI is anything like previous advances in information technology, the report concludes, it could reduce employment in the short term.
But, as with many other technologies, this may mean replacing old functions with new ones. says CEO Torsten Bell of the Decision Foundation think tank BBC News The long-term consequences of artificial intelligence are highly uncertain, so all predictions must be taken with a great deal of caution.
We do not know how technology will develop or how companies will integrate it into their work, he said.
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