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

  • Tracking cyber-creeps

    "There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root." - Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) Ed Billard is an ...

  • Law and order in cyberspace

    Ever since the Internet has been part of our daily lives, there have been the inevitable comparisons to the Wild, Wild West. For some, that ...

  • Death goes au naturel

    "Spare me the whispering, crowded room, the friends who come and gape and go, the ceremonious air of gloom - all, which makes death a hideous ...

  • A matter grave of concern

    A sleek black dog leaps gracefully into the air, intent on the green ball his master has thrown on the verdant grounds of the Anglican Cathedral ...

  • Flirting with Facebook

    You'd think that after giving your mother a nice dinner and some presents on Mother's Day, she wouldn't try to wreck your happy marriage. You ...

  • Talk about your mixed messages

    A black box with white lettering on your computer screen contains a simple message: "341 days to wait for a psychiatrist appointment. …" ...

  • Gobbledygook, blather and other claptrap

    "Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say 'infinitely' when you mean 'very'; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk ...

  • Eating by the numbers

    A funny thing happened in the world of fast food the other day. Bucking the trend toward healthier options, Kentucky Fried Chicken in the United ...

  • And you are ...?

    The argument against allowing comments to be posted anonymously to media websites just got ramped up a notch. Firefighters in Halifax are waging ...

  • A tale of two cities

    There's a city called Chula Vista in California, home to 230,000 people and smack dab in the middle between San Diego and Mexico, with just seven ...