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Changing Newsrooms 2023

Overview

Three-quarters of newsroom leaders in our survey say generative Artificial Intelligence will help newsrooms increase productivity and improve workflows, but only a fifth think it will fundamentally change every role in the newsroom. Meanwhile, two-thirds said their newsrooms have implemented hybrid or flexible working. 

These are some of the findings of this annual report based on a survey of 135 senior industry leaders from 40 countries and a series of in-depth interviews. It seeks to explore ongoing shifts and challenges facing newsrooms including workplace practices, Artificial Intelligence and diversity. | Start reading

Perspectives on AI
74% think that generative AI will help newsrooms increase productivity but only 21% think it will transform processes, fundamentally changing every role in the newsroom. | Learn more

Hybrid working is the norm
65% of newsrooms allow a degree of flexible working with rules in place for staff. The most common approach requires staff to be in on fixed days and rules around this are set and enforced | Learn more

A mixed record on diversity
90% of our survey participants feel their organisations are doing either a very good or quite good job on gender diversity. Numbers are lower when it comes to other areas. | Learn more

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