News Recommendation at Scale

With roughly a thousand news articles published by journalists at DPG Media every day, it is a challenge to bring the right articles to the right readers at the right time. An important role of newspapers is to optimally inform readers, balancing between providing news that interests readers, news that provides alternate views or opinions, and news that editors believe readers have to know. Welcome to the world of news personalization.

Example of our personalized push notifications

Why is it hard?

So, News Recommendation

The core idea

Along with a few details

Cool, but does it work?

Filter bubbles and diversity

What we are working on right now

Check out this excellent blogpost by Jay Alammar to learn more about BERT and MLM.

Conclusion

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