Newton Emerson (born 1969) is a political commentator in Northern Ireland. He described himself as a 'liberal unionist' in 2001. He contributes to both the Sunday Times, and The Irish News as well as The Irish Times.
Emerson was forced to leave his job at a computer company, but maintained the website until 2005. In 2008, he presented the documentary, Lost City of Craigavon, which was broadcast on the BBC.
- Henry McDonald (30 December 2001). "Outed net satirist is forced to quit job". The Guardian. Retrieved 15 January 2008.
- "Newton Emerson: Brexit is no worse than a united Ireland". irishtimes.com. Retrieved 4 May 2018.
- Jonathan Duffy (29 August 2005). "That's all jokes". BBC News. Retrieved 15 January 2008.