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

  • The Penashue Show: now in reruns

    “You’ve got a lot of nerveTo say you’ve got a helping hand to lend.You just want to be on the side that’s winning.”— From Bob Dylan’s “Positively ...

  • The art of obfuscation

    “Her inept acrostics, maudlin evasions … Every recollection formed ripples of mysterious meaning. Everything seemed yellowly blurred, illusive, ...

  • No need to panic, folks

    “Now, as never before, we are certain of a future with the promise of opportunity for all.” — Premier Kathy Dunderdale, Dec. 17, 2012, in a ...

  • I live in P.E.I. No, wait — I live in Ontario

    “He that is of the opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money.” — Benjamin Franklin So, we found ...

  • Mocking the vote

    Last week's revelation that political parties stack phone-in radio shows with their supporters and pad online opinion polls to skew results was ...

  • Lives of girls and women

    “Every 17 seconds a woman is raped in South Africa, and it is estimated that a woman born in the country has a greater chance of being raped than ...

  • Powering up Government House

    “ … various lieutenant-governors have exercised the powers given to them by law and convention.”— From the article “A Tradition of Vigilance: The ...

  • Duck, weave and spin

    “In order for citizens to be involved and engaged and make smart choices at voting time, they need information. It’s time we got some.” — from a ...

  • The state of Emergency

    “Many myths exist as to the causes of emergency department overcrowding, including overuse by non-urgent patients and seasonal outbreaks.” — From ...

  • What we have here is an emergency

    “An emergency department that is patient focused should communicate to the patients who are waiting, as best they can, what their expected wait ...