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Michael Jones

Policy Adviser, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Covers:  conflict, politics, international affairs, security, defence, european affairs, united states politics and government, military affairs, british politics, diplomacy, foreign policy

Compassionate conservative. Focus on energy policy. Public servant. Just wants to be loved. Avid #MUFC fan. Thoughts are my own.

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M.A. graduate in International Relations, strong academic record and a penchant for defence and security policy.

Currently UK Editor for The World Outline, contributing regular analysis of British, European and US foreign policy. Keen eye for developments in defence strategy and capability procu...

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@MichaelJonez — 394 followers, 21,936 tweets

RT @BBCBreaking: UN Security Council unanimously approves resolution demanding a 30-day ceasefire in Syria  http://bbc.in/2opWRNb 
RT @DameTosin: Coldest grime album of 2018, soon drop! Yung Abbott X MC Shami https://t.co/EQOF0CRbia
RT @NGControlRoom: Yesterday #gas produced 23.7% of GB electricity followed by wind 21.6%, coal 19.7%, nuclear 19.3%, imports 7.5%, bi… https://t.co/n2jBTP17Wp
RT @NGControlRoom: Yesterday #gas generated 49.7% of British electricity followed by nuclear 20.7%, coal 9.0%, wind 7.0%, imports 6.8%… https://t.co/okHZrMvXDk
RT @NGControlRoom: GB electricity at 10:30am: gas 40.8%, nuclear 18.6%, wind 16.0%, coal 9.0%, solar 7.0%, biomass 3.2%, imports 2.3%,… https://t.co/pQpLz4UqyR
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What was your first job as a journalist?

UK Editor of the theworldoutline.com from February 2013

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Sadly I have not, but you're not a real journalist until you do.

How is social media changing news?

Social media enables news to instantly spread like wildfire, but that anyone can readily comment on news stories.