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

  • 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 ...

  • Lunch with a fascist

    So when my husband and I were offered chairs at a table for four, we were glad to join the middle-aged Italian man who was already seated.Mario ...

  • Danny made me lose

    Anyone remember former City of St. John’s councillor Paul Sears’ departing words as his political career came to an end? “The voters made a ...

  • You be the judge

    It contains disturbing information about the scope of sexual exploitation and the width and breadth of the sex trade. One of the report’s ...

  • Dispatch from Apathyville

    The federal election is less than 10 days away and already I dread hearing about voter turnout, which hit an all-time low, federally, in 2008 ...