The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, and Re’s Stanford lab launched a collaboration that seeks to enhance the investigative reporting process in early January, my newsroom. To honor the “nothing unnecessarily fancy” principle, it is called by us machine Learning for Investigations.
For reporters, the selling point of collaborating with academics is twofold: usage of tools and practices that will assist our reporting, in addition to lack of commercial function within the college environment. For academics, the appeal is the world that is“real dilemmas and datasets journalists bring towards the dining table and, possibly, new technical challenges. Continue reading