Building Better Journalism in the 24/7/365 Newsroom
As one of the oldest newspapers in Italy, Il Secolo XIX, one of the best-selling Ligurian dailies, can draw on over 100 years of rich newsroom heritage. But that’s not all—they’re also one of the most forward-thinking papers in the country, pioneers in color printing, integrated newsrooms, multi-channel digital presence and social media engagement.
But all newspapers, innovative or not, face a serious challenge today. Reader numbers continue to contract. And with them, revenues too. Plus, the global tide of fake news just keeps flowing. So, sustaining and growing a loyal readership means continuously rethinking what it means to be a newspaper. And doing so at the non-stop pace of a modern 24/7/365 newsroom. For Il Secolo XIX, this meant finding new ways to produce cost-effective high-quality journalism to grow digital traffic, reader loyalty and company revenues. And that would take something special: artificial intelligence