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Martin Cohen

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Salies-de-Béarn, France
Editor, Philosopher and Freelancer — The Philosopher
Covers:  political philosophy, philosophy, philosophy of education, social sciences
Doesn't Cover: news, breaking

Philosophy Editor, author and freelancer - applying philosophy to everyday life (sometimes with unexpected results)

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Biography

I mainly write on philosophy and social science, with a particular interest in energy politics including Climate Change. Most of my articles relate to book projects - but journalism has always been a key way to communicate ideas, 'expose' hypocrisy and start debates

As a freelance, I've written...

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Thanks to @CPC_HQ for getting one of UK's wealthiest towns to pitch in on my @ConversationUK idea that obesity is…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/965728262017159169 
@cliodiaspora @JeanneBartram I won't do it either. No means no! Nor Question Time. Nor anything obviously on Radio Brexit ( aka Radio 4) Will consider starrring in full length documentaries though, esp. if I get to tour Europe.
@cathman2 @UniofHerts ... mind you, that's a lot of places in Brexit Britain...
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How is social media changing news?

It's making news much less thoughtful, more 'instant', and I think both trends are dangerous.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Tintin

What does it mean to be a journalist?

For me the word should come attached to 'investigative'. But in my experience, journalists are passive transmitters of other people's views