Computational Campaign Coverage

… Within the “Computational Campaign Coverage” research project, researchers teamed up with the German-based software company AX Semantics to develop automated news based on forecasting data for the 2016 U.S. presidential elections. The data was provided by the PollyVote research project, which also hosted the platform for the publication of the resulting texts. …

The goal of the “Computational Campaign Coverage” project was to conduct our own primary research to gain firsthand experience around the potentials and limitations of automated journalism. CONT.

Andreas Graefe, Columbia Journalism Review