What’s next for movies, ChatGPT and English class

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Leo Costello, a news producer at an ABC affiliate in Wausau, stands in front of “Barbie” and “Oppenheimer” signs. He plans to watch the double feature on Saturday. ​​​​​​Photo courtesy of Leo Costello. 

We explore what’s next for the movie industry after the success of Barbie and Oppenheimer. Then, we talk to a high school teacher about how we should rethink English class in an age of artificial intelligence and ChatGPT.

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Episode Credits

  • Dean Knetter Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Richelle Wilson Producer
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Jocelyn Szczepaniak-Gillece Guest
  • Daniel Herman Guest

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