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

  • Ways and means

    Danny Williams' government delivered what I affectionately dubbed "The Fudge-It Budget" this week - a Tory blueprint (pardon the pun) that ...

  • The names change, the blame's the same

    "Blame is just a lazy person's way of making sense of chaos." - Doug Coupland,Canadian novelist If the premier and the health minister truly ...

  • The final frontier

    "Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live." - Norman Cousins (1912-1990), American editor, ...

  • Behaving badly

    "Be nice to people on your way up, because you'll meet them on your way down." - Wilson Mizner (1876-1933), American playwright A woman flipped ...

  • We need more animal cruelty cops

    Anyone who's ever reported finding a stray dog or an injured bird in St. John's knows how efficient and compassionate the city's Humane Services ...

  • And justice for some

    "Naming offenders removes the shroud of secrecy under which they lurk, and increases their future accountability. It acts as a deterrent to ...

  • Naming names

    Imagine if a prominent member of a large Newfoundland community was found guilty of having downloaded more than 300,000 pornographic images - ...

  • Ready, willing, enable

    "The liberty of the press is a blessing when we are inclined to write against others, and a calamity when we find ourselves overborne by the ...

  • Heritage for sale everything must go

    Singer: Three towers, three towers, three towers so high, You can't see the harbour, the sun or the sky, Arterial road makes the whole scene ...

  • Weve got a right to our views

    Go to just about any Canadian city and you can find a section that looks familiar. Chances are, it will contain all or some of the following: ...