The human touch is fading in our media reports

For the uninitiated, “bots” are robots, and robo-journalism, or automated journalism, has become more than a trend.

The Associated Press (AP), Thomson-Reuters, Bloomberg News, The New York Times and Los Angeles Times have used them in recent years to crunch numbers in formulaic writing of repetitive business reports, weather forecasts and sports news.

from the Huffington Post

The human touch is fading from our media reports/Algorithms now give us our weather and our sports/Reporters are superfluous for grinding out the pap/It is done much better by a conscientious app/Technology will soon produce all of our daily news/and journalists will be assigned to shine each others shoes.  

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