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

  • 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 ...

  • One down, one to go

    While it will be a relief to never again have to utter the detestable phrase “Prime Minister Harper,” and it is reassuring that in all likelihood ...

  • An ugly campaign on all sides

    A favoured comment on social media was that this was the most important election in Canadian history, or, in the very least, the most important ...

  • ABC … don’t leave home without it

    It must be especially confusing for Labradorians because of the return of Peter Penashue (“Didn’t we get rid of that guy?”).It is generally ...

  • Muskrat Falls: the price of not paying attention

    The so-called naysayers have been proven right again and again regarding this massive economic blunder, and yet as recently as June, 65 per cent ...