Artificial Intelligence


It seems that G/O Media, owner of Kotaku, has made the transition to AI content. This in turn has alienated the editorial staff who have taken to social media along with their union. The use of AI generative text is currently extremely controversial, with Gaming Tier List parent owner Yurika Corporation banning its use on all properties. There’s a lot of reasons for that, which we’ll get into, but first let’s get the information from the source. Relevant Tweet https://twitter.com/gmgunion/status/1674535138883952640?s=20 On June 29, G/O Media informed editorial staff that it will begin a “modest test” of artificial intelligence (Al) content on its websites-The A.V. Club, Deadspin, Gizmodo, Jalopnik, Jezebel, Kotaku, Quartz, The Root, and The Takeout.As the unionized editorial staffers of G/O Media, organized with the Writers Guild of America East, we are appalled by this news. The hard work of journalists cannot be replaced by unreliable Al programs notorious…