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

  • What's your name? Who's your daddy?

    A long time ago, in a galaxy that existed long before cyberspace, people used masks, hoods, makeup and other disguises in order to achieve that ...

  • I'll have an order of justice, please

    The date is Aug. 9, 2001. The place: Corner Brook. After a two-day brainstorming session on policy, Tory Leader Danny Williams is ready to show ...

  • At your cervix, and other taboo topics

    Women, please don't put down your paper. What? You suffer from white-coat syndrome? (I mean a fear of doctors - not baby seals.) It's OK. Take ...

  • Life in Canada: a work in progress

    "It's going to be a great country when they finish unpacking it." - Andrew H. Malcolm, journalist and author, on Canada My parents and I weren't ...

  • Lessons in compassion

    It is an excruciatingly sorrowful day when news of bodies being recovered from the bottom of the ocean is welcome. And yet it is a relief when ...

  • Failure, full-steam ahead

    "If you're headed for a cliff, you have to change direction." - U.S. President Barack Obama I suspect the provincial government already has a ...

  • Danny, what's autonomy?

    "What you just saw was a magic show. It's quite incredible - sleight of hand, smoke and mirrors." - Democratic U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg ...

  • We're sorry, that's top secret, too

    "The mistake a lot of politicians make is in forgetting they've been appointed and thinking they've been anointed." - U.S. Senator Claude Pepper ...

  • All over but the fighting

    Rivet, Gaustad and Mair are all coming off of injury, so I don't know if they'll throw down tonight, but this game is getting pretty nasty, so ...

  • Your call is important to us, honest

    "The only thing that saves us from the bureaucracy is the inefficiency." - Eugene J. McCarthy (1916-2005), U.S. politician and poet Remember ...