Watch out mainstream Ghanaian media

Feature Article Watch out mainstream Ghanaian media
FEB 4, 2023 LISTEN

"Generative artificial intelligence (AI) describes algorithms (such as ChatGPT) that can be used to create new content, including audio, code, images, text, simulations, and videos. Recent new breakthroughs in the field have the potential to drastically change the way we approach content creation." - McKinsey & Company

For a contrarian, for whom ethical behaviour and having a moral compass, are important attributes that all good journalists ought to have, the dream of being able to deliver world-class content, in one's own 100 percent owned media outlets, is finally here, thank goodness.

Today, providing world -class content, in media outlets 100 percent owned by one, can, incredibly, now be accomplished with AI chatbots, such as ChatGPT, without a single human media professional employee, who may or may not have the desired attributes one seeks in those whom one would have had to hitherto recruit, in the past , before AI chatbots like ChatGPT, came along. Wow. Lol. Cool.

The experiment of curating and posting interesting content on one's Facebook Lite page, which has a worldwide readership spanning all our biosphere's seven continents, to establish a global reputation will now be put to good use. Finally. Wow.

In light of all the above, dear critical-reader, with the greatest respect, and in all humility, the message to Ghana's media world, from this uneducated old fool, Kofi Thompson is: Watch this space,oooo, mainstream Ghanaian media - to use an apt Ghanaian pidgin English phrase: We dey come takeover, soon, oooo, wai. Yoooooooo...