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Selected Reading: June 5

Newsbreak: Most downloaded US news app ‘writes fiction’ using AI. A great investigation into shoddy AI use by NewsBreak, a Chinese-owned news aggregation service. Reuters

AI’s next challenge: how to forget. WIth some publishers fighting back against the archives being scraped by AI companies, how hard is it for large language models to “unlearn”? Politico

Sam Altman's OpenAI is paying publishers big money for content. That could be a lifeline — or blow up in their faces. Peter Kafka asks the question of whether news executives have learned anything from the failed media-tech pacts of the past. Business Insider ($)