How technology could help journalism

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A much-discussed report from Columbia's Tow Center for Digital Journalism says "the gathering and dissemination of facts, and even of basic analysis, is being automated," but that journalists can "swing more of their resources to the kind of investigative and interpretive work that only humans, not algorithms, can do." More from Nieman Lab, Poynter, Alan Mutter, and CJR.