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

  • 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 ...

  • Christmas card kerfuffle

    “Elaine: I sent this card to hundreds of people! My parents. My boss. Uh, Nana and Papa.Jerry: Didn't you look at the picture?”— From the ...

  • Power looks good in a skirt and heels

    “Once social change begins, it cannot be reversed. You cannot uneducate the person who has learned to read. … We have seen the future, and the ...

  • Governments, get your eyes off my fries

    Homer: “I’ll have the smiley face breakfast special. Uh, but could you add a bacon nose? Plus bacon hair, bacon moustache, five o’clock shadow ...

  • All the rage

    “There ain’t no good guys, there ain’t no bad guys.There’s only you and me and we just disagree.”— Lyrics by Dave Mason, English musician,from ...

  • One for the boys

    “So,” I asked Dr. Lee as I touched the lump, “what the hell is that?”— Glenn Deir, from “Sick Joke”Information is power, they say, so when I felt ...

  • Curb your tongue

    “I think the politics has become hurtful and hateful, and that’s not what we’re about. And that’s not what we should be about.” — Rural ...

  • Turning the cameras on the courts

    “You know, the courts may not be working anymore, but as long as everyone is videotaping everyone else, justice will be done.” — Marge Simpson on ...

  • Wasting our money? Now that’s a crime

    “Everything secret degenerates, even the administration of justice; nothing is safe that does not show how it can bear discussion and publicity.” ...

  • Partymobile? What partymobile?

    “See if the law benefits one citizen at the expense of another by doing what the citizen himself cannot do without committing a crime.”— Frédéric ...