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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, 21,454 tweets

Oct 21, 2017

Why own just one book on the Nuremberg Rallies when you can have two? https://t.co/0rXBOnJ811

Oct 21, 2017

RT @realDonaldTrump: Subject to the receipt of further information, I will be allowing, as President, the long blocked and classified JFK FILES to be opened.

Oct 21, 2017

RT @NGControlRoom: Yesterday #gas produced 50.4% of GB electricity, more than nuclear 20.5%, wind 16.1%, coal 4.6%, imports 3.0%, biomass 2.4%

Oct 21, 2017

RT @NGControlRoom: At 11:00am low-carbon sources were providing 61.0% of GB electricity (wind 31.6%, nuclear 21.5%, solar 4.8%, hydro 2.5%, biomass 0.6%)

Oct 20, 2017

RT @NGControlRoom: Yesterday #gas generated 52.7% of British electricity, more than nuclear 19.4%, wind 14.4%, coal 8.0%, biomass 2.4%, imports 1.6%

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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.