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The Chapter We Wrote - The City Press Story (Paperback) Loot Price: R208
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The Chapter We Wrote - The City Press Story (Paperback)

Len Kalane

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Len Kalane, former editor of the newspaper, tells not only the story of City Press, but also a tale of the stories and events that shaped contemporary South Africa.

Kalane traces the birth of City Press in the 1950s and the early days of the newspaper, along with its iconic sister publication, Drum magazine. He details the role that Naspers, who bought the paper in the 1980s, and the erstwhile apartheid communication machinery played behind the scenes in an attempt to reconcile two constituencies – Afrikaner and black nationalist – and to move South Africa out of its political conundrum and towards a negotiated, peaceful settlement.

The book is in memory of author and journalist Percy Qoboza, and also incorporates a selection of his columns.

General

Imprint: Jonathan Ball Publishers SA
Country of origin: South Africa
Release date: June 2018
Authors: Len Kalane
Dimensions: 232 x 152 x 23mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 288
ISBN-13: 978-1-86842-890-8
Categories: Books > Language & Literature > Biography & autobiography > General
Books > Humanities > History > African history > General
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Social issues > Political correctness
Books > Business & Economics > Industry & industrial studies > Media, information & communication industries > Press & journalism
Books > Social sciences > Politics & government > Political control & freedoms > Political control & influence > General
Books > History > African history > General
Books > Biography > General
Books > Local Author Showcase > Politics
LSN: 1-86842-890-7
Barcode: 9781868428908

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