Automated Blogging — surely not?

Automated Blogging — surely not?
BBC News story.

Tuesday, 9 April, 2002, 07:46 GMT 08:46 UK
Computer scribe hits the web
Newsblaster aggregates thousands of news stories
“Online journalists could find their jobs under threat as a virtual reporter has been created that trawls the web for all the best stories.

The Newsblaster is a piece of software designed to edit, summarise and rewrite the huge amount of news currently on offer in cyberspace. ”