Towards Fully Automated News Reporting in Brazilian Portuguese
We introduce robot journalists that cover two pressing topics in Brazilian society: COVID-19 spread and Legal Amazon deforestation. Our approach is able to automatically analyze structured domain data, select relevant content, generate news texts and publish them on the Web. We provide a thorough description of our system architecture, report on the results of automatic evaluation, discuss some of the advantages of robot-journalism in society, and point out further steps in our work. Corpus and code are publicly available.
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