Gary Rogers

co-founder and editor-in-chief Urbs Media

Gary Rogers is co-founder and editor-in-chief of Urbs Media, an editorial agency that combines human-authored journalism with AI to produce content on a mass scale. Urbs Media is currently developing a GoogleDNI-funded Reporters and Data and Robots project in partnership with the Press Association to deliver localised, data-driven content for the UK news market.

Gary is a former senior editorial manager at the BBC and ITN. More recently, he worked as a consultant and interim helping to launch and restructure media organisations globally.

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#IJF18 / 13 april 2018

Writing for robots

Automation and artificial intelligence bring new questions for journalism, but The Associated Press' own experience with using templates to automatically generate text stories from data has made posit...