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Last week, the International Journalism Festival in Perugia once again brought so many compelling conversations from around the media industry into focus. But one topic was especially stark.

Generative AI has been the dominant conversation since it burst onto the scene in late 2022 marked by the arrival of ChatGPT.

For newsrooms, generative AI has brought a slew of headaches, though. How do they use this new fancy tech and what for? Is it providing users with accurate information when their algorithms are such carefully guarded secrets? And crucially, are these big tech platforms stealing news content to train their models and are news organisations owed money?

These questions are more were pored over in Perugia and in this week's episode, we attempt to bring you some of the highlights and key talking points.

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