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Friday, June 19 • 15:10 - 15:30
Robot Journalism: Don't Wait 'Til It's Too Late

At the moment, business, finance and sports are at the core of automated journalism because they are based on data, algorithms and corporate texts that can be translated into (good) written articles or data visualisations. Yet there is a variety of unexpected domains where robots can help journalists — but not replace them!


Moderators
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Geir Terje Ruud

Consultant, Freelance
Geir Terje Ruud (born 1963) was for ten years a part of the online team at Schibsted-owned VG (www.vg.no)  that worked on continues improvement of one of the worlds largest online succes stories. The Norwegian miracle - or mystery - is still imporving. In 2008 he joined Ekstra Bladet in Copenhagen, Denmark, as digital editor-in-chief. Since 2013 Geir has been working as a consultant and adviser to media companies, searching for the digital... Read More →

Speakers
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Lou Ferrara

Vice President & Managing Editor, The Associated Press
Lou Ferrera, a vice president and managing editor of The Associated Press, oversees a newsroom portfolio that includes coverage of sports, entertainment and business news, plus social media, digital news products and major events such as the Olympics and the World Cup. Since joining the AP in 2005, Lou has been innovative and instrumental in the AP’s digital shift for newsgathering in the field and in the delivery of... Read More →


Friday June 19, 2015 15:10 - 15:30
Sala Teatre