Even Robots Need Training Wheels

“Beginning in July, AP will initially check automated stories before they are published. But the goal is to be fully automated by the end of the year.” — Will you care when your news is written by machines? Will you accuse the machines of bias, malice, or ignorance, and do so in the comments? Or will this hallowed national pastime lose its appeal and fade away? It’s not the same, throwing rotten tomatoes at a projection screen; who will bother to impugn the robot writers?