Profile of Pam Frampton

Pam Frampton is a columnist and the associate managing editor of The Telegram. She has a BA (Honours) in English Literature from Memorial University of Newfoundland and has worked as a journalist for more than 20 years. Originally from Trinity Bay, she lives in St. John’s. She is also chair of The Telegram’s literary prize committee, which oversees The Cuffer Prize.

All articles of Pam Frampton

  • Give ’em an earful

    Apart from O’Regan, MHA Paul Lane, members of the media, and two women who happened to work in the building where the consultation was being ...

  • Down memory lane

    Gerry dropped by The Telegram last week with a five-page handwritten tribute to his friend Dick Christopher, who died in December. Reading it, I ...

  • Bust, boom, bust

    Is anyone else sick of this rags-to-riches-to-rags cycle? I tried to explain the nature of politics in this province the other day to a couple ...

  • Goodbye, Starman

    He’s an old man who sang crooner stuff, what’s the big deal, I remember thinking at the time, with an incredible lack of insight. Well, I ...

  • A taste of the future

    For me, it is this line, from a recent news story by the Associated Press (AP) in Concord, New Hampshire, about the next generation of fake meat ...

  • A tragicomedy in three short acts

    People dressed in drab clothes shuffle to keep warm, eyes downcast, as they wait to hear Premier Danny Williams’ state of the province address. A ...

  • The best box under the tree

    It was a large cardboard box — it was much cheaper to post things back then — that contained Christmas gifts from our cousins upalong, but more ...

  • What you said about not voting

    I got an earful of practical, political and philosophical reasons, and I’ll share some of them here. Voters list Several people suggested ...

  • Straw polls, real people

    It’s easy to see why: most news stories about cyberbullying don’t end on an inspirational note. But with grace and generosity of spirit, Lynelle ...

  • Let’s talk about not voting

    When I finally got to cast my ballot at around 6 p.m., there were more election workers in the room than voters. It took all of 90 seconds. And ...