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“Yuna” and “Sputnik” will hold a training course tomorrow, Monday, on artificial intelligence and video production

grandmother (UNA) - The virtual training course “How Artificial Intelligence Changed Video Production” will launch tomorrow, Monday (April 22, 2024), which is organized by the Union of News Agencies of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) countries (UNA), in cooperation with the Russian “Sputnik” news agency.

The course comes within the framework of the Union’s efforts to qualify media professionals in OIC countries to keep pace with major technological transformations in the field of media production and video production techniques.

The course reviews the transformative impact of artificial intelligence on video production, explores the strengths and weaknesses of artificial intelligence in producing visual content, in addition to examining the possibility of employing artificial intelligence applications to raise the level of productivity of journalists and improve their performance, and discusses aspects related to the dangers of deep fakes and their impact on media misinformation.

The training course is presented by Igor Arkhipov, head of the artificial intelligence project at Sputnik and a radio presenter.

The Director General of the Federation of Organization of Islamic Cooperation News Agencies, His Excellency Mr. Muhammad bin Abd Rabbuh Al-Yami, explained that the course is designed to inform media workers of the most prominent developments and changes in the field of visual content production, including the significant effects resulting from the use of artificial intelligence.

Al-Yami revealed that the course comes at the beginning of a series of training courses that will be held in cooperation between “UNA” and “Sputnik” in various media fields, with the aim of providing journalists in member states with the necessary skills that will help them keep pace with changes in the media landscape.

It is noteworthy that the course will broadcast its activities via the following link: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_JwNi8O-0R_qr1c9arKCcpQ#/registration

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