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

  • 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 ...

  • From riches to rags in 100 days

    “We will continue to build productive relationships; we will continue to provide vision and leadership; and we continue as a people to prosper ...

  • 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 ...