Jon Bailes

Author | Critic | Freelance Writer

Jon Bailes, PhD, is the author of two books and an experienced freelance critic of news media, video games and film.

My books are works of non-fiction that explore the demands of modern societies, and what media and digital culture can tell us about ourselves. 

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I write interview-based features, essays and opinion pieces for publications such as Wired, Byline Times, Edge, the Guardian and Eurogamer.

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I regularly review the latest videogame releases. The publications I write for include the Washington Post, Edge, GamesRadar, Rock Paper Shotgun and PC Gamer.

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"Jon provides high quality work both in full and on time. He actively makes my job easier and for that I am sincerely grateful."
Ian Dransfield
Features Editor | Wireframe Magazine
"Jon writes clean, compelling copy and, most importantly for a newspaper, he writes quickly! Professional, reliable and classy."
Peter Jukes
Executive Editor | Byline Times
"Jon's copy is consistently insightful, creative and well formed, which is why we don’t hesitant to commission him whenever we can."
Andy Robinson
Editor in Chief | Video Games Chronicle
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