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Digital Creativity Support for Original Journalism

Maiden, N. ORCID: 0000-0001-6233-8320, Zachos, K. ORCID: 0000-0003-1977-7090, Brown, A. , Apostolou, D., Holm, B., Nyre, L., Tonheim, A. & van der Beld, A. (2020). Digital Creativity Support for Original Journalism. Communications of the ACM, 63(8), pp. 46-53. doi: 10.1145/3386526


The decline in circulations and revenues resulting from the digitalization of news production and consumption has led to a crisis in journalism.Journalists have less time to research, investigate and write original stories, leading to problems for our democratic processes and holding the powerful to account. This paper reports the architecture, features and rationale for new digital creativity support designed to support journalists to discover more original angles onstories. It also summarises the evaluation of the tool’s use in 3 newsrooms.

Publication Type: Article
Additional Information: © Maiden, N. , Zachos, K. , Brown, A., Apostolou, D., Holm, B., Nyre, L., Tonheim, A. and van der Beld, A.| ACM, 2020. 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 was published in Digital Creativity Support for Original Journalism,
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Departments: Bayes Business School > Management
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