10 May 2023

Newsroom Spotlight: ChatGPT Is spreading fake news – how are newsrooms fighting back?

Mike Robb

Welcome to the first edition of Newsroom Spotlight, a monthly 2-minute digest of everything you need to know about one trend shaping UK media, bought to you by the Boldspace Newsroom.

From fears chatbots could replace humans in the workplace to warnings about the existential threat posed by AI, the rise of ChatGPT has become a daily headline generator. The issue has been described as ‘‘frightening’’ by Deborah Turness, Chief Executive of BBC News who outlined its danger on reader trust.

This month, we’re delving into everything you need to know about how newsrooms are fighting back against the risk of fake news spread by generative AI tools, like Chat GPT.

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