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AI Accountability Fellow Ari Sen on AI and Journalism at South Dakota State

Event Date:

September 27 - 28, 2023


South Dakota State University
1451 Stadium Rd

Brookings, SD 57007

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Ari Sen, a 2022 Pulitzer Center AI Accountability Fellowwill visit South Dakota State University on September 27 and 28 to meet with students, visit classes, deliver a keynote presentation, and facilitate a media professionals workshop about reporting on artificial intelligence in Sioux Falls.

His keynote lecture, “AI and Journalism: Looming Threat or Massive Opportunity,” will explore questions around the intersection of AI and journalism: What is AI? How can journalists take advantage of AI tools? What threats does AI pose to the future of journalism? And finally, how can journalists cover AI accurately and responsibly?

The lecture will be held in the University Student Union Lewis and Clark Room at 7:00pm CDT September 28. It is free and open to the public.

Sen is a computational journalist on the investigative team at The Dallas Morning News and a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.

Peering Into the Black Box, Sen’s Pulitzer Center-supported Fellowship project, examines the use of social media monitoring tools in higher education around the United States. Sen found that these tools incent surveillance of students' private communications and don’t deliver on advertised safety features.


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