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Journalists as Design Partners for AI

Gutierrez-Lopez, M., Missaoui, S., Makri, S. ORCID: 0000-0002-5817-4893 , Porlezza, C. ORCID: 0000-0002-1400-5879, Cooper, G. ORCID: 0000-0003-2367-8626 & MacFarlane, A. ORCID: 0000-0002-8057-0737 (2019). Journalists as Design Partners for AI. In: Workshop for accurate, impartial and transparent journalism: challenges and solutions. CHI 2019. CHI 2019 ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 04 - 09 May 2019, Glasgow, UK.


We report on a project exploring the development of an AI-enabled system for researching and verifying news articles. In particular, we underscore the value of journalists in the role of designers in a wider multi-disciplinary team including AI experts and interaction designers. We unpack our learnings by presenting three sensitizing concepts for Human-Centred AI technologies in the context of journalism. We contribute these concepts to provoke discussion and inspiration for design work.

Publication Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: © Gutierrez-Lopez, M., Missaoui, S., Makri, S. , Porlezza, C. , Cooper, G. and MacFarlane, A. | ACM 2019. This is the author's version of the work. It is posted here for your personal use. Not for redistribution. The definitive Version of Record is to be published by ACM,
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Departments: School of Communication & Creativity > Journalism
School of Science & Technology > Computer Science > Human Computer Interaction Design
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