“AI News That’s Fit to Print” With Zach Seward of the New York Times

Event | April 8, 2024

Zach Seward, editorial director of AI Initiatives at The New York Times, joined journalists and students for an Ethics & Journalism "Lunch & Learn" session to discuss how news organizations are "using AI in both supremely dumb and incredibly smart ways -- and lessons we can draw from both types of examples that illuminate the most ethical and effective applications for journalism." This event occurred on April 8, and you may read a recap and view the slides.


April 8, 2024


Noon to 2 p.m.


NYU Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute
7th Floor Commons
20 Cooper Square
New York, NY 10003

Zach Seward is editorial director of AI Initiatives at the New York Times, where he leads a team responsible for new forms of journalism made possible by artificial intelligence. Previously, he was a co-founder of the business news organization Quartz, where he held various leadership roles, including chief product officer, editor in chief, and CEO, over more than a decade. He has also worked at The Wall Street Journal and Harvard’s Nieman Journalism Lab.

This event occurred on April 8, 2024. A recap of Seward’s talk and slides from the presentation are available.