Event flyer for Day of Artificial Intelligence in Journalism Nov. 8

Day of AI in Journalism

Wednesday, November 08, 2023
Event Time 09:00 a.m. - 05:30 p.m. PT
Location Humanities Building 587
Contact Email amberw@sfsu.edu


Day of AI (Artificial Intelligence) in Journalism

Join experts, journalists, journalism educators and students us for a day of discussion and insights into the utilization of artificial intelligence in journalism. Learn how AI is being used in today's newsrooms and classrooms, and find out how journalists are essential in scrutinizing this powerful, emerging technology.


San Francisco State University
Humanities Building, Room 587

Event Schedule

9:30 - 10:45 a.m., AI in the newsroom

  • Brittany Schell, Director of Newsroom Projects, AI and Lead Strategy for Coder Journalists, SF Chronicle
  • Lowell Robinson, Senior Producer of Voice & AI, KQED
  • Kevin Truong, Staff Writer, SF Standard
  • Michael Nunez, Editorial Director, Venture Beat

11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m., The Ethics of AI 

  • Katharine Tendracosta, Director of Policy and Advocacy, Electronic Frontier Foundation
  • Khari Johnson, Senior Writer, Wired
  • Subbu Vincent, Director, Journalism and Media Ethics, Santa Clara University

12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m., Lunch Break

  • Pizza lunch sponsored by SF State Journalism (HUM 310)

2 - 3:15 p.m., Investigating AI

  • Mat Honan, Editor in Chief, MIT Technology Review
  • Garance Burke, Global Investigative Journalist, Associated Press

3:30 - 4:15 p.m., Town Hall on AI Policy at SFSU Journalism

4:15 - 5:30 p.m., Deep Fakes and the Danger to the Truth

  • Jeff Daniel, Founder in Residence, AI Fund

This event is being co-sponsored by the Journalism Department at City College of San Francisco.

This event will count toward the Journalism Event requirement. Please sign in through the QR code posted in the room and notify your journalism professors that you attended.


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