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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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RT @NGControlRoom: Electricity at 3:00pm: gas 46.4%, wind 19.8%, nuclear 13.5%, coal 13.0%, biomass 4.6%, hydro 1.0%, solar 1.0%, stor…
RT @NGControlRoom: GB electricity at 3:00pm: gas 45.0%, wind 17.3%, coal 16.9%, nuclear 12.9%, biomass 3.0%, imports 2.1%, storage 1.0…
RT @NGControlRoom: On Wednesday #gas produced 33.7% of British electricity, more than wind 23.2%, coal 18.2%, nuclear 13.9%, biomass 4…
RT @NGControlRoom: At 11:00am low-carbon sources were providing 38.0% of GB electricity (wind 18.8%, nuclear 12.0%, solar 3.5%, biomass 2.9%, hydro 0.8%)
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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.