NEW YORK: Mediacorp has gained recognition on the Worldwide Information Media Affiliation’s (INMA) World Media Awards in New York for its synthetic intelligence mission to routinely clip out video experiences from CNA’s information bulletins and to get them revealed on-line inside minutes of being broadcast.
The mission, known as AI SmartCut, gained a silver award for Greatest Innovation in Newsroom Transformation on Friday (Could 26).
AI SmartCut, a customized AI answer developed by Mediacorp, Voice Interplay and Qvest, makes use of voice recognition and pure language processing to determine information video tales and interviews.
These are routinely edited as particular person information clips and fed into CNA’s content material administration system for simple publication on CNA’s web site, app and YouTube channel.
The AI answer replaces the present labour-intensive course of and frees up CNA editors to do extra value-added journalism. It additionally offers readers a extra media-rich expertise when shopping CNA articles.
Congratulating the staff from CNA on the worldwide award, Mediacorp Editor-in-Chief Walter Fernandez mentioned: “The newsroom AI staff has been innovating with know-how companions from around the globe to design, construct and adapt AI instruments to enhance workflow efficiencies, remove mundane work and equip journalists with new capabilities in areas reminiscent of transcription, translation, textual content, voice, video and verification.
"In parallel, we’re crafting tips on the construct and use of AI within the newsroom in order that we don’t undermine the belief now we have painstakingly earned from our audiences nor compromise our journalistic requirements.”
Mediacorp additionally gained a silver on the INMA World Media Awards for Greatest Use of an Occasion to Construct a Newsbrand for 8world’s Younger Reporter Information Problem 2022.
The initiative noticed 8World working a contest for secondary college college students to create video information experiences. It gave them a style of journalism and is a core a part of the Chinese language-language newsroom’s outreach efforts to a youthful viewers.