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

  • Warning: slippery slope up ahead

    “The reality is, Your Worship, and you’ve said time and time again, if it takes $15 million to keep the city free of snow, we’ll spend what it ...

  • There’s nothing sexy about sexual assault

    “She stepped over a line — a line drawn in concrete.” — Justice Julie-Ann Parfett, quoted in The Ottawa Citizen on Oct. 28, 2008, in sentencing a ...

  • Tweet restrictions

    “… Our courts must be open to members of the public because history teaches that when things go on that are hidden from the public, people tend ...

  • Invasion of the body scanners

    “Whenever we safely land in a plane, we promise God a little something.” — Mignon McLaughlin (1913-1983), American journalist and author, ...

  • Neutering the truth

    “What progress we are making. In the Middle Ages they would have burned me. Now they are content with burning my books.” — Sigmund Freud ...

  • Where’s the welcome mat?

    “There is a jingoism of small places as well as of large. And Newfoundland is more susceptible to it than most.” — Rex Murphy, NewfoundlanderIn ...

  • The bus stops here

    “Everyone has the right to walk from one end of the city to the other in secure and beautiful spaces. Everybody has the right to go by public ...

  • We’re separating, and loving it

    “And Man created the plastic bag and the tin and aluminum can and the cellophane wrapper and the paper plate, and this was good because Man could ...

  • The most wonderful time of the year

    Now to the Lord sing praises,All you within this place,And with true love and brotherhoodEach other now embrace— From “God Rest Ye Merry ...

  • Prisons aren’t mental hospitals

    It’s interesting that in the same week a lengthy standoff ended in Bay Bulls and Leo Crockwell was appearing in court, a national report was ...