Profile of Peter Jackson

Peter Jackson is The Telegram's Commentary Editor. You can reach Peter at pjackson@thetelegram.com

All articles of Peter Jackson

  • Marxists of the world, good night!

    Well, I really got my derriere kicked on that last column. Turns out I know nothing about what's going on south of the border, as several U.S. ...

  • Born in the U.S.A.

    How do we know Stephen Harper was born in Toronto? Sure, there may be hospital records, and he probably has a birth certificate. But have any of ...

  • Bonavista welcomes 'Messiah's' second coming

    It's 8:30 Sunday morning in the parking lot outside Memorial University's School of Music. A crisp, wintry chill is a welcome change from the ...

  • Can't get those songs out of my head

    No fears alone at night she's sailing through the crowd. In her ears the phones are tight and the music's playing loud. - Dire Straits, Skateaway ...

  • Finally, an alternative to Harper's bazaar

    Underlying the 2006 campaigns of both U.S. president-elect Barack Obama and his rival John McCain was a fundamental pledge to steer the U.S. away ...

  • Here's lookin' at you, kid

    Hi. Remember me? The kidney guy? I'm the one who received a kidney from his wife in March. I chronicled the experience in this column space at ...

  • How sweet it is - and isn't

    Whoopee! The bucks stop here. Newfoundland and Labrador is now a "have" province. When Brian Peckford made his famous prognostication - that ...

  • What a flower says

    At a Telegram meeting Friday, editors were admiring the Rem-embrance Day front page designed by art director Dan Helmbold when someone had an ...

  • Paradise lost

    Polls indicate that Democratic candidate Barack Obama is poised to win today's U.S. presidential election. But even if he rides his wave of hope ...

  • Why nurses need a break

    When a Telegram story generates dozens of online comments, you can be sure of two things: a lot of people feel passionately about the subject, ...