The age of the robot teacher takes another step closer. As reported here, "Dozens of journalists have been sacked after Microsoft decided to replace them with artificial intelligence software." More here. This is part of what have been ongoing efforts to automate journalism and continued work to evaluate its impact on society. One wonders how automated journalism systems would manage the current flow of fake news, the ongoing pandemic (and related misinformation), and the recent wave of protests in the U.S. To get some idea, perhaps, have a look at the automated news feeds produced by the likes of Facebook and Twitter.