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Letters to the editor: August 21 to 27 2015

Readers write in about Agent 407 Olivia Forsyth, and pension systems.

Why the M&G and other newsrooms need more women

News desks are controlled by male patriarchy, sending the productive engagement female writers want to inspire, into a closet to die.

‘Sauce’ for the gander a disgrace to their gender

Anybody who has actually read the book will certainly know there is no attempt by me, or the publishers, to sell it as a sexed-up Jane Bond spy drama.

M&G reduces former spy to a vagina on legs

The greatest irony is that focusing on Forsyth's sex life did not highlight the terrible things she did as an apartheid-era spy.

Smutty take obscures the true role sex played

The way the M&G handled a review of apartheid spy Olivia Forsyth's book has triggered angry questions about patriarchal attitudes in the newsroom.

Scant sauce in ‘honeypot’ memoir

An ex-police agent who masqueraded as a student activist has dished the dirt, but it isn't very dirty.

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