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The Mail & Guardian is both a newspaper and a website. Luke Feltham is the acting editor-in-chief of The Mail & Guardian.

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As a general rule we moderate all the comments that appear on our site, but on occasion we do miss things. If you do notice offensive comments please tell us, we will delete them.

Writing for the M&G: 
You may submit your contribution if you believe an exception should be made for excellent writing or your work. PLEASE DONT ask to write for us. Rather send a 100-word (at most) outline of a proposed article, a 10-line (or shorter) summary of your experience and an example of your previous work (preferably, an internet link to the publication in which it appears). Please bear in mind that if we do accept work from you, you will be paid in South African rands at a standard rate determined by the M&G.

Getting PR copy into the M&G: 
The M&G does not, under any circumstances, simply reprint press releases, so there is no point sending them to us for that purpose. They may however, be useful as background information to individual journalists. But it would be good if you took the trouble of finding out who the relevant journalists are before contacting us.

Reprinting or republishing our Content: 
Please, before asking us for permission to use our copy, check whether the story in question has something like “Guardian”, “Reuters”, “AFP”, “Sapa” or “Irin” at the end of it. If it does, we can not give you the rights. If it is our copy then send your syndication requests to Sewela Mamphiswana.