Manual reading and selection of news articles are time-consuming. It is impossible for a person to monitor hundreds of news sources. However, it is important for government officials to keep abreast of news development.  This case study discusses the benefits of an automated news article classifier.


  • Government

Time Frame

  • July 2018 – present

Area of Expertise

  • Artificial intelligence

Responsible for

  • Select and build models using algorithms that are usable for natural language
  • Automated download, classification and archival of news articles


  • Discovery: Benefits to various teams
  • Prototype: Automated articles download pipeline. Build model and observe performance
  • Production: Cloud hosted fully automated solution
  • Monitoring: Articles upload report

Outcomes and Benefits

  • Fully automated system
  • Ability to monitor more news sources
  • Set up a repository of news articles available for future analysis

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