In an attempt to better represent gender diversity in its reporting the Financial Times is using the 'She Said He Said' bot to warn journalists if they've quoted men in their articles. According to a Financial Times spokesperson, "Editors and reporters are now becoming more aware of the gender split within their stories," and are now doing everything they can to "increase the number of female voices in FT articles."
The decision to use the 'She Said He Said' bot came as the Financial Times found that only 21 percent of its sources quoted women in its articles. The bot itself analyzes pronouns and first names to determine a source's gender. Notifications are then sent to an editor if they do not feature enough women in the stories they handle.
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