Lecture of Aljoša Rehar, Head of Digital Strategy Unit of Slovenian Press Agency “Digital Transformation of the News Industry”

The Slovenian Press Agency (STA) is a partner of ITMO University within the EU Horizon2020 Project RENOIR (Reverse EngiNeering of sOcial Information pRocessing EU Horizon2020 Project) under Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions, Research and Innovation Staff Exchange of the Faculty of Physics Warsaw University of Technology.

Aljoša Rehar, Head of Digital Strategy Unit of the Agency, will tell how rapid development of digital technologies in recent years is affecting the news industry. Daily activities in the news desks are being gradually transformed by using AI and other advanced solutions. News companies are testing and implementing these solutions also in cooperation with research institutions. An interesting case of such cooperation is the H2020 project Renoir, in which the Slovenian Press Agency (STA) is cooperating with research labs from several countries.

Link to official website of the project http://renoirproject.eu/