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Tom Burns Marañón

Journalist and essayist. Director of Communications of Recoletos Media

If there is no debate, democracy is nothing but an empty shell

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Author of various essays on politics and spanish society, Tom Burns is a well-known journalist and essayist who was brought up between Britain and Spain. Grandson of the distinguished Gregorio Marañón and the son of a diplomat, he graduated from Modern History at Oxford University, was Deputy President and Communication Director for the Recoletos Comunicación Group, and since 1970, has developed a brilliant career in journalism.

“If there is no debate, democracy is nothing but an empty shell”

In the seventies he moved to Madrid as a foreign correspondent for the Financial Times and since then resides and works in Madrid, where he has been a correspondent for the Washington Post and the international magazine Newsweek. Currently, he is a director at Eurocofín, a leading corporate communication and financial consultancy company, as well as being a contributor to the Spanish newspaper El Mundo.

In 2001 he was officially made a Member of the Order of the British Empire for his work in promoting Spanish-British relations.

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