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

  • Just for the spell of it

    I have a spelling checker. It came with my PC. It plane lee marks four my revue Miss steaks aye can knot see ... - From a poem posted on ...

  • Were part of the solution

    "I think we too often make choices based on the safety of cynicism. … Cynicism is fear, and it's worse than fear - it's active ...

  • Flashes of brilliance

    We remain committed to making our government more responsible, transparent and accountable than any other in our province's history. - From the ...

  • The oasis at the end of the street

    "But I would ask one question, Your Worship, and I will leave it at this: how do you create a revenue stream from a green space?" - former St. ...

  • The good, the bad and the ugly

    "We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe." - Johann Wolfgang von ...

  • Keeping it real

    As September's municipal election looms like a heavy bank of fog outside The Narrows, I applaud the St. John's Board of Trade for trying to gauge ...

  • Inside the walls

    There are no vacancies at the Lakeside Hotel in St. John's, but fresh guests keep arriving and they somehow get packed in. They show up under ...

  • Wake me up before you go go

    "The life of the creative man is led, directed and controlled by boredom. Avoiding boredom is one of our most important purposes." - Susan Sontag ...

  • We didnt all sign up for the cheerleading squad

    Someone once told me a story about how they played in a provincial high school athletic tournament years ago against a team from La Scie. What ...

  • What price to pay for cruelty?

    The question is not, "Can they reason?" nor, "Can they talk?" but rather, "Can they suffer?" - Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832), English philosopher ...