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

  • Seeking old-fashioned seasonal spirit

    Twas two nights before Christmas, and all through the house, Are boxes of junk that I blame on my spouse. For, given the choice to deck halls or ...

  • In the beginning ...

    PBS recently aired a "Nova" special on the famous Dover, Pa., federal case that pitted parents against each other over a school board decision to ...

  • The media and its treatment of Brian Mulroney

    Hands up all those who remember 2000 U.S. presidential candidate Al Gore saying he invented the Internet. Is your hand up? Yes? Then you'd better ...

  • Of war and poppies

    In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly ...

  • Were wrong, right?

    In the mid-1970s, my older brother purchased an album by the well-known comedy troupe Firesign Theatre. As I was barely into my teens at the ...

  • Dannys report card

    When you're immersed in the daily cynicism of the journalism world, it's hard to appreciate how some voters truly feel about politicians. You may ...

  • Its hard to argue with nurses

    Nothing strikes fear into the hearts of legislators more than angry nurses and for good reason. Its hard to argue against someone engaged in ...

  • Life of Brian

    Poor old Brian Mulroney. He never could hit a home run with the media. Last week, on the eve of the launch of his memoirs, CTV featured a ...

  • New economical titles for the classroom

    The summer camps have wrapped up; wading pools have been stored in sheds; Easy buttons have been pushed. All over the province, eager children ...

  • Accusations of petty politics often off mark

    The last time I looked, we were living in a democracy. As a general rule, that means we have a say in our own affairs by electing people to look ...