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 life well lived

    “Perhaps your dad sent him to cheer us up,” my husband said. He could well be right. As we walked through the cemetery, my eight-year-old ...

  • Bill Cosby: pilloried or great pretender?

    I tend to operate on the premise that people are good until they are demonstrably otherwise. Which is why I am as aghast and as disillusioned as ...

  • Arrogance, thy name is Tory

    Her answers to CBC reporter Peter Cowan’s questions were a perfect synopsis of why the governing Progressive Conservatives are racing towards ...

  • FRAMPTON: N.L. among few provinces without a mandatory testing act

    The prison chapel attack on inmate Kenny Green captured on security cameras at Her Majesty’s Penitentiary in St. John’s on Feb. 9 makes for ...

  • Tepid politics

    Speaking to a tame crowd of business leaders and cabinet cronies at a St. John’s Board of Trade luncheon, Davis played it safe with his speech, ...

  • Bad medicine

    He walks haltingly into my office carrying a file folder, the contents of which tell the story of why he took the drug that he believes is to ...

  • Mixed messages

    But to be serious now, I had to listen to Rob Antle’s CBC interview this week with unelected Attorney General Judy Manning twice, just to be sure ...

  • Unelected, unaccountable

    That’s a pity. If they did, some people might be a little more incensed than they currently are. As a columnist who believes firmly in democracy, ...

  • Oh, Canada

    Thursday morning was like any other morning; cars lined up at a red light, huffing impatiently — exhaust billowing out into the cold, crisp air ...

  • Times of twilight

    • • • My husband and I have been enjoying the sunsets this week, watching from the backyard as the evening sky becomes tinged with pink, deepens ...