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

  • Truth and consequences

    “Ottawa is clearly broken and this election is going to be about how we’re going to fix it.”— Jack LaytonNewfoundland and Labrador distinguished ...

  • Getting past the ‘camp’ in campaign

    “A politician should have three hats. One for throwing into the ring, one for talking through, and one for pulling rabbits out of if elected.” — ...

  • Open letter to a thief

    “The real significance of crime is in its being a breach of faith with the community of mankind.” — Joseph Conrad (1857-1924) in “Lord Jim”Dear ...

  • Vote ABC — Anything But Contempt

    “(You’re) hungry for the word, but God would never speak through such as these … They’ll tell your troubles to the lord for how ever much you can ...

  • Keeping us in the dark

    “Prison can exacerbate mental health problems, which has a long-term impact on the individual concerned and the community into which he or she ...

  • Fantasy Island

    “So it is in travelling; a man must carry knowledge with him if he would bring home knowledge.” — From “The Life of Samuel Johnson,” by James ...

  • Nothing new under the sun

    “If a tree falls in the forest does anybody hear? Anybody hear the forest fall?”— From Bruce Cockburn’s “If a tree falls”Gee, I wonder how many ...

  • Kick a hornet’s nest, expect it to sting

    “All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.” — Galileo Galilei (1564-1642)Italian ...

  • The name of the game is don’t defame

    “When public men indulge themselves in abuse, when they deny others a fair trial, when they resort to innuendo and insinuation, to libel, ...

  • Hypocrisy: a history lesson

    “Let’s go down to the Health Sciences hospital, and how many professional people are in hospital with a disease, with a health problem? Whether ...