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

  • 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 ...

  • Politicians are destined to disappoint

    We will continue to hear the loathsome man’s name occasionally, because he is still an MP, but at least it will usually be accompanied by the ...

  • Davis kills it with campaign comedy

    Thousands of news-reading Newfoundlanders (and Labradorians) must have been stunned — as in surprised, shocked, gob-smacked — to hear Davis ...