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

  • Welcome to Apathy, population: whatever

    Years ago, when I covered municipal politics for awhile, one of the most memorable experiences I had in that role had nothing to do with ...

  • A precarious position

    Of course, we all know just how few of these small collapses can send the whole thing tumbling to the ground. The fact that Premier Kathy ...

  • The message on the mug

    Her death was brutal: in addition to being raped by multiple men, she was penetrated with an iron rod and parts of her body pulled out through ...

  • A rant against racism

    “Racism is a refuge for the ignorant. It seeks to divide and to destroy. It is the enemy of freedom, and deserves to be met head-on and stamped ...

  • Nova Scotia has the upper hand with Muskrat Falls

    By Cabot MartinThe decision by Nova Scotia’s Public Utilities Board equivalent, the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (UARB), reveals ...

  • Rules of engagement

    “A softer morning.” — A random campaign slogan created on a three-word Internet slogan generatorEmpty green space is at a premium in my St. ...

  • Journalism under pressure

    “It’s not a 24-hour news cycle, it’s a 60-second news cycle now, it’s instantaneous. It has never been easier to get away with telling lies. It ...

  • Wallin on the record

    “I was doing what I thought my job was. To not sit in Ottawa in an office, not sit in the Senate chamber always, but to be out there.” — Sen. ...

  • Unabashed animal lover

    “Such short little lives our pets have to spend with us, and they spend most of it waiting for us to come home each day.”― John Grogan, author of ...

  • The God’s truth

    “A politician should have three hats. One for throwing into the ring, one for talking through, and one for pulling rabbits out of if elected.” — ...