What will the artificial intelligence revolution mean for science journalism? Most people in the field don’t seem to have given it much thought, which is scary given just how much journalism will inevitably be changed by AI – and is already changing. Some people fear loss of jobs in the long term, but few have thought about the opportunities it provides in the short term.

The president of the Association of British Science Writers reflects on the future interactions between articifial intelligence and science journalism in an editorial on JCOM – Journal of Science Communication (Open Access, available here).