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

  • Have dictionary, will travel

    “The limits of my language means the limits of my world.”Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951), Austrian-British philosopherMy sister and her husband ...

  • Gambits and gambles

    “Sometimes there is a greater lack of communication in facile talking than in silence.” — Faith Baldwin (1893-1978), American author ...

  • Duffy should call it a day

    I did a little research into Mike Duffy’s early days in the Senate this week, going back to his maiden speech in the Red Chamber in January ...

  • The world according to Guy

    “You see how it is. We are back to square one, to pod auger days. A few rich, a great whack of poor, and nobody in between.” — Ray Guy, The ...

  • Divided we fall

    “Divide and rule, the politician cries; unite and lead, is watchword of the wise.”— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, (1749–1832), German writer, ...

  • Unbalanced budget

    “Much of the improvement to our bottom line since mid-year … is thanks to deliberate actions our government has taken to rein in spending without ...

  • Dark side of town

    “The human race has had long experience and a fine tradition in surviving adversity. But we now face a task for which we have little experience, ...

  • Mocking democracy

    “I do not believe for a minute that the people of the province who are here in this gallery or who are watching at home would for one minute ...

  • Unsound plan, insecure future

    “…We must not repeat the mistakes of the past by making arbitrary or across-the-board cutbacks, whether in programs, services or staffing, that ...

  • Justice blindsided

    “If we are to keep our democracy, there must be one commandment: ‘Thou shalt not ration justice.’” — Sophocles As a columnist who has ...