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

  • 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 ...

  • Is there a sock puppet in the house?

    The job ad will probably be posted next month. Wanted: one sock puppet to act as president of Memorial University of Newfoundland. I say "act," ...

  • How do you make the bogeyman go away?

    When I was three or four years old, I made my first trip to Woolworth's in St. John's with my mother. It was a magical experience for a little ...

  • The new 3 Rs: renewal, recycling and refusing to answer questions

    When the education minister talks about Memorial University, I listen. I listen because I am a proud alumna and a taxpayer and because I care ...

  • The making of a martyr

    "The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread." - ...

  • History repeating

    "They say the next big thing is here, that the revolution's near, but to me it seems quite clear that it's all just a little bit of history ...

  • Managing the message

    There's an old children's parlour game called Gossip that demonstrates how information can be distorted when it is passed from person to person ...