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

  • Pam Frampton: Things worth keeping

    There were three mega-yard sales that summer, where it felt like almost everything must go: a stairlift, two freezers, the contents of a home ...

  • Pam Frampton: Don’t blame the victim

    The Independent: “Rape victim asked by judge if she tried 'closing her legs’ in Spain.” The Winnipeg Free Press: “Rape victim 'inviting,’ so no ...

  • Don’t blame the victim

    From The Telegraph in the U.K.: “Judge brands rape victim 'foolish’ for drinking too much.” The Independent: “Rape victim asked by judge if she ...

  • Pam Frampton: Postergate — this time it’s serious

    I read it, and then I read it again. Because it took me that long to comprehend how much Transportation Minister Al Hawkins didn’t know about why ...

  • Pam Frampton: Tale of the tape

    Related column: Read part 1 here Years of court hearings and the resulting financial pressure have cost Hennessey plenty: it’s put stress ...

  • Pam Frampton: Taking on the taxman

    Hennessey says he’s been living a nightmare since 2007, facing spiralling debt and struggling to get the information needed to defend himself in ...

  • Pam Frampton: The buck stops where?

    “We were very careful to put the key people and expertise in place to structure our energy corporation to stand shoulder to shoulder with any ...

  • Pam Frampton: Credibility deficit

    We have an NDP that has been decimated, with a fierce but powerless leader who lacks that requisite piece of political furniture: a seat in the ...

  • Pam Frampton: Great expectations

    The increase would put them on the same playing field as their counterparts in the Maritimes. Let’s face it, judges have demanding jobs — they ...

  • Pam Frampton: Against all odds

    It’s one Carmelita has been living with every moment. There are no warning signs, and nothing she can do to stave it off. A massive bleed could ...