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

  • A taste of the future

    For me, it is this line, from a recent news story by the Associated Press (AP) in Concord, New Hampshire, about the next generation of fake meat ...

  • A tragicomedy in three short acts

    People dressed in drab clothes shuffle to keep warm, eyes downcast, as they wait to hear Premier Danny Williams’ state of the province address. A ...

  • The best box under the tree

    It was a large cardboard box — it was much cheaper to post things back then — that contained Christmas gifts from our cousins upalong, but more ...

  • What you said about not voting

    I got an earful of practical, political and philosophical reasons, and I’ll share some of them here. Voters list Several people suggested ...

  • Straw polls, real people

    It’s easy to see why: most news stories about cyberbullying don’t end on an inspirational note. But with grace and generosity of spirit, Lynelle ...

  • Let’s talk about not voting

    When I finally got to cast my ballot at around 6 p.m., there were more election workers in the room than voters. It took all of 90 seconds. And ...

  • Blindman’s bluff

    You could feel the tension building at Monday night’s CBC-hosted political debate.At one point, Liberal Leader Dwight Ball tried to put ...

  • Kids say the darndest things

    He is probably the most savvy user of social media among politicians in the province. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube? Steve Kent has been there, done ...

  • All at sea

    The media reports what’s most serious or unusual or concerning, like drunk driving and major accidents, and the rest just fades into the ether. ...

  • No, we can’t post that

    Sitting through the trial of the man accused of murdering her and hearing sounds and seeing pictures from the crime scene, they must feel like ...