THE CHAPTER WE WROTE, the City Press story, media and politics in a changing South Africa

: Kalane (L.)

R 260.00
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286pp., illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2018


Former City Press editor Len Kalane's history of the weekly newspaper, founded by Jim Bailey in 1955 to serve the urban black market in Johannesburg. Originally called Golden City Post, the newspaper was closed down in 1977 and relaunched in 1982 as City Press. Nasionale Pers bought the newspaper from Bailey in 1984.

Includes several columns by the influential journalist Percy Qoboza, editor of the newspaper from 1984 until his death in 1987.