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
Explore Changing Newsrooms 2023
This report, published in December 2023, looks at how news organisations are adapting to embracing or struggling with issues around hybrid and remote working, artificial intelligence, and recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce.
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