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

  • Mea culpa, but me not culpable

    "It's a sad, sad situation, and it's getting more and more absurd." - From "Sorry Seems to be the Hardest Word," by Elton John, lyrics by Bernie ...

  • Starting from scratch

    There was an interesting juxtaposition of stories in the news last week that made me think about things like honesty and accountability. The ...

  • Déja vu all over again

    "Hidden pitfall: A pitfall unannounced by bells and whistles." - From "Armed Gunmen, True Facts and Other Ridiculous Nonsense: A Compiled ...

  • Saying it with food

    "Feeding our children is a way parents express love. A lot of love." - Teryl Zarnow, family columnist, The Orange County Register, Jan. 19, ...

  • Behind the mask

    A column I wrote on April 18 ("What's your name? Who's your daddy?") about whether media websites, call-in shows and feedback lines should allow ...

  • Judgment calls

    I'm finally starting to understand road rage. I always thought it was pretty extreme to lose your temper if someone cut you off in traffic or ...

  • 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 ...