Dec 6, 2023

London AI Campus Pop-Up: AI in Media

Does AI pose an existential threat to journalism — or is it a revolutionary tool that can help reporters tell better stories? 🗞️We’re thrilled to bring you an interactive discussion about AI in media, diving into how newsrooms are using AI, whether the technology could lead to journalists losing their jobs, how the media can establish trust in an age of misinformation and deepfakes, and more.

Join us on December 6 at “The Huckletree x Merantix AI Campus Pop-up” in London for a conversation with Spriha Srivastava, UK Bureau Chief for Insider, Matt Rogerson, Director of Public Policy at Guardian Media Group, Iain Martin, Europe News Editor for Forbes, and Steven Perlberg, Head of Communications at Merantix.

🎟️ Register to this event to secure your spot, and share with your London network!

🇬🇧 This event is part of our “The Huckletree x Merantix AI Campus Pop-Up” in our efforts to bring events on Artificial Intelligence, along with leaders in the field together for conversations and friendly debates to London!

Keep an eye on our channels as the upcoming pop-up events will feature a full roster of top minds in the AI field, with speakers from VCs, leaders in industries such as finTech, health care, banking, and more.

About Speakers:

Spriha Srivastava is the UK Bureau Chief for Insider, overseeing over 100 journalists across the UK and Singapore newsrooms. Spriha is also an Executive Editor for the Business division of Insider.  Prior to joining Insider, Spriha was the Deputy Digital News Editor for CNBC International in London, worked at the Financial Times' Money Management magazine covering personal finance, she was also at Thomson Reuters where she was one of the moderators for Global Markets Forum. Spriha won a runner up in newcomer of the year category in Santander Media Awards, Women Economic Forum's "Iconic Women Creating A Better Tomorrow" award, and was also shortlisted for the Asian Women of Achievement Award in media category.

Matt Rogerson is Director of Public Policy at Guardian Media Group, a leading independent media organisation. Matt is responsible for public policy issues including the company's response to generative AI, data privacy, editorial freedom, issues of dominance in the digital economy and the broader question of the sustainability of the high-quality news media. Matt previously spent five years as Head of Public Affairs and Policy at Virgin Media and worked in Parliament advising a number of MPs.

Iain Martin is the Europe News Editor for Forbes and covers tech and venture capital. He joined Forbes in 2019, after working with journalism startup Storyful (acquired by News Corp) as its Asia Editor from its Hong Kong bureau. Iain started his career as a financial journalist in London.

Steven Perlberg is the head of communications at Merantix, an investment firm dedicated to building and investing in companies in the field of AI. He also leads PR efforts for the upcoming AI House Davos. Steven previously worked as a journalist for a decade covering media, technology, and politics. His work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Vanity Fair, Fortune, and other publications.


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