KSFRNews podcast

Could robots really write the news?

Automated journalism is already here and it's evolving into the marketplace. Here's my conversation with Joe Procopio, Chief Product Officer at Automated Insights, a leading developer of natural language generation software.

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James Baldwin delivered the talk, The Creative Process, in 1962. Social justice fellow Mya Green construes it as every bit as important today.

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Early this week, the Congressional Budget Office released their cost estimate of the GOP's plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, a.k.a. Obamacare. Many New Mexico residents who enrolled in health plans under Obamacare Medicaid expansions face uncertainty as legislators debate the plan. One of this state's legislators, US Senator Martin Heinrich, spoke with me a couple days ago to review the GOP plan—and his review was not exactly glowing.

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A resolution on the State Senate floor to call a constitutional convention on the Citizens United decision, which allows for virtually unlimited political spending by corporations, passed 27 to 14 Wednesday on the Senate floor. Deborah Martinez reports.

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:09am MDT

The Church of Scientology is an organization that does not want outsiders to view it too closely or too critically. 

That’s exactly what the BBC journalist Louis Theroux tries to do. The result is the meandering and comic and troubling My Scientology Movie. It’s playing at the CCA.  David D’Arcy has this review.

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Food insecurity plagues youth in New Mexico. Today, Mya Green takes a look at how the organization New Mexico Appleseed and the regenerative farm Taylor Hood Farms are addressing hunger in legislation and in communities.

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There were 306,000 people over the age of 50 living on the streets of the United states in 2014. They make up 31 percent of our nation’s homeless population. One of those older adults in  Santa Fe is Alice. Alice comes to Interfaith Community Shelter – Pete’s Place – on Resource Days. Here is a part of Alice’s story.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 10:58am MDT

Rita Daniels reports from Taos where she is news director at KNCE, True Taos Radio.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 10:14am MDT

Derrick Toledo shares outtakes of his conversation with Joe Rosetta.


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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 10:12am MDT