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Thandeka Gqubule hits back at Stratcom allegations
Thandeka Gqubule hits back at Stratcom allegations
Journalist Thandeka Gqubule has come out guns blazing to clear her name following the recent uproar over her alleged involvement in an apartheid...
Editorial: Turning the page at the M&G
Editorial: Turning the page at the M&G
For the last 32 years, the Mail & Guardian— and The Weekly Mail, its previous incarnation—has been South...
M&G needed now just as much as it was 30 years ago
M&G needed now just as much as it was 30 years ago
When the Weekly Mail started printing 30 years ago, Billboard magazine's top 100 songs for 1985 had George Michael and Wham! at number...
M&G's 'PC Review': How the internet changed 20 years ago
M&G's 'PC Review': How the internet changed 20 years ago
The headline looks quaint today: "Visit another world at the end of your phone". But 20 years ago this week, it was like a lightbulb was...
Honour outs revolutionary newsman
Honour outs revolutionary newsman
Irwin Manoim was the invisible editor. He was – and remains – a man of few words. He kept a low profile. Few people knew about him. But...
Looking back to where it started
Looking back to where it started
Corporate social investment has undergone enormous change since the Investing in the Future Awards was launched 25 years ago. The awards have...
Back to Black? Really?
Back to Black? Really?
In You Have Been Warned, Weekly Mail founding editor Irwin Manoim's history of the first 10 years of the newspaper that became the...
Cartooning no fun for Kentridge
Cartooning no fun for Kentridge
Depending how you frame it, the portrait of artist William Kentridge as a young man is not very flattering, his diverse forays into acting, movie...
Forging the media's new guard
Forging the media's new guard
Phil Molefe arrived on our doorstep as a disillusioned school teacher. Now he's head of SABC's Channel Africa. Mzimkulu Malunga turned up as a...
'We won't advertise in your commie rag'
'We won't advertise in your commie rag'
Ad agencies gave us no advertising in the first two years, but they did give us advice.
A celebration of 20 exceptional years in journalism
A celebration of 20 exceptional years in journalism
On June 14 1985, just six weeks after the death of the Rand Daily Mail, the first edition of The Weekly Mail rolled off the presses....
Anger in their ink
Anger in their ink
If you look at early editions of The Weekly Mail, one feature captures the frenetic mood of the times, and the fledgling paper's response to...

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