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Aston Insights 1: Peter Barron

Peter Barron

Aston Insights is a new public lecture series of inspirational speakers.

The first lecture in the series will take place on Wednesday 27th February 2013 at 6pm and will be given by Peter Barron, Head of External Relations at Google in Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Google and the Future of News

Peter Barron is a former editor of the BBC2's Newsnight programme, where he was a pioneer of online journalism, and is now head of External Relations at Google in Europe, Middle East and Africa. In this talk he will discuss how the internet and technology are changing the way news is created and consumed, the future challenges and opportunities for the news industry and how journalists can use technological tools to improve their trade.

To book a seat, register on via eventbrite page below. For further information call, Emma Sutton on 0121 204 4542 or email events@aston.ac.uk

Venue: MB644, Main Building, Aston University, Aston Triangle, B4 7ET.

Time: 6.00pm start

The lectures are open to all and there is no entry charge.

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