The Bot Emporium: A selection of parts, platforms, applications and ideas for your newsroom

  • Event: 2016 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Justin Myers of The Associated Press
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Mar. 12 at 9:00am
  • Location: Penrose
  • Audio file: Only members can listen to conference audio

Do you or others in your newsroom do some of the same tasks over and over? Are there stories you'd like to get, but they seem like they'd need too much manual copy-and-paste work? Are you a reporter or editor who just wants to know about updates to data sets online? In this session, you'll learn about a variety of services, libraries, tutorials and other tools to help you build your own bot army.

Speaker Bios

  • Justin Myers is the news automation editor at The Associated Press. He works with the AP's other journalists and developers to streamline common reporting and production tasks. He is a member of the AP's data journalism team, and he previously worked on interactives and data journalism projects for The Chronicle of Higher Education and the PBS NewsHour.

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