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

  • Liberals run NDP fumble back for touchdown

    In case you haven’t heard, Liberal Cathy Bennett won.Marshall and Williams must not have heard, at the respective times they addressed the media, ...

  • All the news that’s fit to (please insert coin)

    The outraged tone of some objectors made me wonder whether Telegram editors had sent off-duty reporters to throw snow onto their recently cleared ...

  • The scoop on snow removal

    I didn’t laugh. Fortunately, the raging snow hid my half-smile, half-grin.I had a shovel, and in less than 10 minutes we got his tiny car out of ...

  • You have a right to remain in the dark

    The motive is to increase voter participation by making it easier for people to cast ballots. No getting wet in the rain, no fighting traffic, no ...

  • Funny way to run a government

    The announcement of an “Open Government Initiative” might be the funniest thing Newfoundlanders (and Labradorians) have heard in years. That ...

  • Turning up the heat

    Why indeed.During yet another intensely cold week, Newfoundlanders (but not Labradorians) were again told to conserve power, to limit their use ...

  • No justice on this Earth, try another

    This week, they announced the discovery of 715 more planets, bringing their total of known exoplanets — those outside the solar system — to ...

  • Be careful when you open fire

    People who have a cop fetish will undoubtedly object to “shootout” as crass sensationalism, and say “gunshot” is the proper word.Let’s settle on ...

  • Duelling rich guys

    It would also be beneficial if retired teachers would find a different hobby, but that’s an argument for another day.Rich, powerful people in ...

  • A universe unfolding as it shouldn’t

    Better days were so recent. Mere months ago, the former was in charge and the latter was ascendant. The crassness of Tories can be astonishing. ...