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Sana, AI news anchor of India Today won Global Media Award

Utkarsh Classes Last Updated 29-04-2024
Sana, AI news anchor of India Today won Global Media Award Award and Honour 3 min read

India Today Group's AI anchor Sana won two awards at the International News Media Association Global Media Awards held in London.

Key Highlights

  • Sana, an AI-powered news anchor developed by India Today Group, has won the first prize in the 'Best Use of AI in Customer-Facing Products' category at the International News Media Association's 2024 Global Media Awards. 
  • The award recognizes Sana's role in transforming newsroom dynamics by combining human expertise with AI innovation to create an unparalleled news experience. 
  • Additionally, SANA has also been awarded the 'Best in South Asia for AI-Led Newsroom Transformation' award, highlighting the collaborative efforts of SANA and India Today Group in fostering innovation and excellence in the region's media landscape.
  • Sana's success is a testament to the transformative power of AI in shaping the future of journalism. 
  • Sana engages audiences with accuracy, empathy, and credibility, which symbolizes the synergy between human ingenuity and technological advancement. This marks a new era in storytelling and information dissemination.
  • India Today Group extends its gratitude to the INMA World Media Congress for recognizing Sana's outstanding contributions and to the group's dedicated team whose unwavering commitment continues to propel them toward new horizons in media excellence.

About Artificial Intelligence (AI):

  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) was developed in the 1950s. It is the technology that enables computer systems or robots to use logic similar to the human brain. 
  • In simpler terms, AI is the science of creating intelligent machines that can make decisions and think like humans. John McCarthy, the father of AI, defined it as the intelligence displayed by machines.
  • AI is used to create computer-controlled robots or software that can think like humans. The study of AI involves exploring how the human brain thinks, learns, and works when solving problems.


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