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

  • Complaints at Sound Symposium

    In the media, we get lots of complaints. Sometimes it's a simple customer complaint, like how in tarnation we managed to publish the wrong ...

  • Violence obscured an important message

    Whenever I watch the riots that accompany international summits these days, I think back to a scenario I came across in my university years. In ...

  • Fresh approach or Rage TV?

    Canada may finally be getting a "fair and balanced" news channel. Quebecor boss Karl PÉladeau is paying the dough towards a new Sun TV News ...

  • This ain't the Battle of Jericho

    OK. So you go to this whopping big party and everyone's pumped. You're greeted at the door by a crowd blowing those noisemaker horns. "Fwaaarp," ...

  • Religious zealotry not behind anti-VLT lobby

    The headline said it all: "Amended NDP bill on VLTs passes." Well, no, that wasn't the crux of the story. It's the secondary headline that said ...

  • Big Brother is asking for it

    If you thought online mudslinging couldn't get any worse, wait till federal bureaucrats get in on it. According to a Canadian Press story on the ...

  • Following orders: the Abitibi ruling

    Court decisions often have a tone. They are supposed to be objective interpretations of law, but invariably a certain amount of disdain, ...

  • Bay Roberts should have 'scored some more'

    Last week, MoneySense magazine released one of those fun rankings that everyone loves to read and no one should ever take seriously. In its ...

  • Musical milestones

    The musical pair who took the top artist award at the Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Awards this weekend are not exactly household names. They ...

  • Life outside the Internet

    "When I hear the word blog, I want to throw up," said a friend, as we sat at his table eating sumptuous prime rib and garlic mashed potatoes, ...