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Artificial Intelligence is Coming to Journalism, but Not Everyone is Happy

Artificial Intelligence is Coming to Journalism, but Not Everyone is Happy

SEOUL, Feb. 22 (Korea Bizwire) – Two major South Korean web portals – Naver and Daum – have introduced artificial intelligence mechanisms that can recommend news articles to viewers.  Article arrangement is a crucial part of the news editing process, and considering that Naver and Daum are two of the most popular platforms for South [...]

Naver Launches AI Platform that Recommends News Articles

Naver Launches AI Platform that Recommends News Articles

SEOUL, Feb. 17 (Korea Bizwire) – Naver, South Korea’s leading web portal, said Friday that it is launching a beta service for AIRS (AI Recommender System), the company’s up and coming AI system that will now recommend news articles based on one’s web content consumption patterns, time spent, and personal interests.  The company said that [...]

Korean Press Focuses on Pitfalls Rather than Prevention of Cancer

Korean Press Focuses on Pitfalls Rather than Prevention of Cancer

SEOUL, July 20 (Korea Bizwire) – According to a study conducted by a team of scientists from the National Cancer Center’s Department of Cancer Control Policy, press releases in South Korea often include exaggerated or inaccurate information regarding cancer, based on an ‘Extended Parallel Process Model’ that focuses on human psychology in communications studies. A research [...]

Text Still Beats Video When it Comes to News

Text Still Beats Video When it Comes to News

SEOUL, July 12 (Korea Bizwire) – We’re entering the era of virtual reality. Surrounded by hundreds of entertainment devices that stimulate multiple senses at once, reading, a single-sense experience, may seem mundane.  However, a recent study has shown otherwise, revealing that news readers prefer text over video for their online news consumption. The study was [...]

How a Single False Tip Rocked the Korean Stock Market

How a Single False Tip Rocked the Korean Stock Market

SEOUL, July 1 (Korea Bizwire) – “Samsung Group chairman Lee Kun-hee dies. Expecting announcement at 3 p.m. Embargo.” An unidentified tip announcing the death of one of Korea’s most revered business moguls shocked the Korean stock market which ran rampant across social media on June 30.  The rumor of the death of Korea’s richest (Forbes [...]