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

  • Positively preposterous politics

    Banal pronouncements by politicians about being positive and staying positive have influenced public discourse for too long. It’s time to swat ...

  • Prosperity on parade

    The same week that a killer typhoon slams into the Philippines, news comes out of New York that a new record price has been paid for a ...

  • Waltzing around terrible truths

    But most objectionable are the half-truths, dishonesty, lies, clichés and euphemisms that arise every November.Next year will mark the 100th ...

  • NDP should give Kirby and Mitchelmore the boot

    It’s been almost two weeks since the caucus launched its inept coup against NDP Leader Lorraine Michael, and there have been absolutely no ...

  • NDPers prove they can be arrogant and obnoxious, too

    Fortunately, the only blood spilled is coming from devout NDP supporters banging their heads against a wall and wailing, “What … were … they … ...

  • Spaghettios win the argument

    Telegram reporter Bonnie Belec’s series of stories about conditions and treatment in Hoyles-Escasoni has exposed a facility that can be described ...

  • The province’s smartest voters

    The voters of Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s have again proven themselves to be the smartest people in the province … politically speaking. The ...

  • Heritage poll is history

    Well, not everybody. In some quarters of St. John’s, they want to turn the city into Dubai-on-the-Atlantic, using oil riches to make a modern ...

  • Get out and vote … or not

    With municipal elections less than three weeks away, some people will pressure you to get out and vote. Their tactics are predictable: it is your ...

  • Accepting the absurd

    Thank goodness the tourist from Maine survived being attacked by a polar bear in northern Labrador in July. If you missed the news because you ...