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Joseph Power

Brisbane, Australia
Freelance Journalist and Commentator — Freelance
Covers:  iran, international relations, foreign policy, britain, middle east, politics, terrorism
Doesn't Cover: fashion

Writer | Former Executive Council - @AIIA_Qld | UQ | Regular contributor to @SpectatorOz | CFC |

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I'm a Brisbane-based writer and a journalism/international relations student at the University of Queensland. I've been featured on The Commentator, Digital Journal, The Australian Atheist, and The Comment Factory among others. My interests, aside from reading and writing (and avoiding autobiogra...

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@JosephDPower — 1,135 followers, 3,706 tweets

Sep 19, 2017

Trump's socialism quip was such an awkward banger. I approve

Sep 19, 2017

The sadness with this speech isn't what Trump is saying, but more that this is the leader of the free world, who appears to believe nothing.

Sep 17, 2017

RT @MicahZenko: If you're 27 years old, poverty around the world has fallen 390% in your lifetime.

Sep 17, 2017

RT @johnkiszely: The paradox of deterrence and the unexpected, brilliantly expressed by Sir Michael Quinlan (1930-2009)

Sep 17, 2017

@ellehardytweets We miss a physical presence like Costa in these games. Morata gets tumbled too easily. He's definitely not slow

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Never had a 'proper job'.

Have you ever used a typewriter?


How is social media changing news?

It's a rapid, instant, continuous bombardment of news. This has many positives, and many negatives (e.g. factual accuracy in 'crisis' news.)