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Michael Jones

Cambridge
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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Biography

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 — 387 followers, 21,025 tweets

Aug 21, 2017

RT @California_ISO: Max #ISO #solar gen reduction was reached and #grid is stable. Watch for solar coming back on #electric system.

Aug 21, 2017

RT @neiltyson: The divided United States of America will unite today, sharing a cosmic event predicted by the methods and tools of…

Aug 21, 2017

RT @ChukaUmunna: Only 8% of people did not consider Vote Leave's promise of £350m extra per week for the NHS "a pledge". 79% did.  http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/new-poll-suggests-third-brits-11027263 

Aug 21, 2017

RT @NGControlRoom: At 11:00am low-carbon sources were providing 40.1% of GB electricity (nuclear 23.1%, solar 6.3%, biomass 5.8%, wind 2.9%, hydro 1.9%)

Aug 21, 2017

RT @NGControlRoom: At 10:00am #coal units were generating 0.6 GW (1.8% of national demand) with #gas units contributing 17.8 GW (50.4%) https://t.co/oF8UtR5sdt

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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.