If it’s as good as the demos make it look, we need to be ready for an onslaught of fake video, two Poynter AI experts warn OpenAI's Sora, a new text-to-video AI model, is shown on a screen in Kaunas, Lithuania, on Feb. 17, 2024. (Shutterstock) By: Ren LaForme, Tony Elkins and Alex Mahadevan February 20, 2024 The artificial intelligence research organization OpenAI unveiled a stunningly realistic text-to-video tool on Thursday. It’s difficult to understate the reaction from AI enthusiasts, researchers and journalists. A few representative headlines: CBS News: “OpenAI’s new text-to-video tool, Sora, has one artificial intelligence expert ‘terrified’.” ABC News: “OpenAI video-generator Sora risks fueling propaganda and bias,

By Adri KotzeLast modified on February 15th, 2024 Her Campus Media is a college media empire for women, by women. It is a platform for students who want careers in media, gives young women a sense of community, and claims to reach Gen Z better than anyone else across its brands and communities. Stephanie Kaplan Lewis, CEO and co-founder of the award-winning company, spoke to Adri Kotze about winning over hearts and minds, making a profit in a bleak media landscape, and seeing around corners. Connecting authentically with an audience can transcend the tides and trends of a tumultuous industry. A bottom-up, community-fuelled approach

Rob Tornoe, digital editor and writer, The Philadelphia Inquirer It’s easy to get depressed about Washington’s current state of politics. At times, the political divide in our country has never felt starker, with all signs democracy itself could be on the ballot in this year’s presidential election. But something odd is happening on Capitol Hill that is both surprising and reassuring. Sen. Josh Hawley, a Republican from Missouri who famously raised his fist in solidarity with Trump supporters who stormed the Capitol, has been partnering with Connecticut Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal on legislation that would help news organizations grapple with quick-moving changes

News Corp marked a major digital revenue milestone and said a deal with AI companies is "imminent". By Charlotte Tobitt News Corp and the New York Times have both reported strong subscriptions growth and are bucking the trend of news businesses reporting revenue decline. Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp marked a milestone as digital reached 52% of all revenues, with chief executive Robert Thomson describing this as “more than an e-evolution, it is an e-revolution”. Thomson told investors: “For the second quarter in succession, News Corp has achieved growth in both revenue and profitability, and we believe there are strong prospects for further growth as difficult, inauspicious macro

By Mx3 Collectif Thought LeaderLast modified on February 7th, 2024 Kochava, known for its expertise in mobile app data analytics, is currently engaged in a legal dispute with the Federal Trade Commission. This case has the potential to significantly impact the worldwide data market. Legal expert and Professor of Law, Anne Toomey McKenna, breaks it all down. Kochava, the self-proclaimed industry leader in mobile app data analytics, is locked in a legal battle with the Federal Trade Commission in a case that could lead to big changes in the global data marketplace and in Congress’ approach to artificial intelligence and data privacy. The stakes