Profile of Brian Jones

Brian Jones is an editor at The Telegram . He has worked as a journalist and editor in St. John's, Vancouver, Calgary and Yellowknife. You can reach Brian at bjones@thetelegram.com

All articles of Brian Jones

  • Justice denied for Don Dunphy

    Today marks exactly 10 months since Dunphy was shot on Easter Sunday 2015, after answering his door in Mitchell’s Brook and finding a cop who ...

  • Do as he says, not as he does

    It was disproven yet again this week when Mayor Dennis O’Keefe called upon someone else to resign. Not only that, but His Worship declared the ...

  • Never mind debt, keep spending

    Oh sure, they whine and wail about the government’s woeful deficit and beg for public input (public input: a method by which a prisoner is ...

  • Sex-doll case hard to figure

    If you Google “sex doll,” you could become a child-pornography suspect, because you might have broken the Criminal Code of Canada’s S. 163.1, ...

  • Political definitions for a new era

    Premier: the person whose task is to constantly tell Newfoundlanders (and Labradorians) how bad things are. Voter: someone who marks an X on a ...

  • Tax trickery

    First to go should be the egregious lie that government spending inevitably rises (and runs into deficits at provincial and federal levels) ...

  • Greatness gets going

    Running for any public office naturally entails candidates who have high opinions of themselves — whether entirely justified, or utterly without ...

  • Fantasy island

    According to various polls, the provincial Progressive Conservatives are likely to be Kim Campbelled on Monday, reduced to a handful of seats, ...

  • Davis dead wrong about dollars

    Progressive Conservative Leader Paul Davis must have seen those ads and figured he could use a similar tactic. During Monday’s televised leaders’ ...

  • Loathsome columnist defends repugnant opinions

    “I guess fair is fair, and I think that is a loathsome and repugnant position for a paper editor to take,” he wrote, “and I am happy you sign ...