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  • No easy fix to SA media money crisis
    by Mandisa Ndlovu on July 19, 2022 at 2:05 pm

    The closure of the New Frame, which sought to chase quality over clicks, is a cautionary tale of the pitfalls of donor funding This content is restricted to subscribers only. Join the M&G Community Our commitment at the Mail & Guardian is to ensure every reader enjoys the finest experience. Join the M&G community and support us in delivering in-depth news to you consistently. Subscribe Subscription enables: - M&G community membership - independent journalism - access to all premium articles & features - a digital version of the weekly newspaper - invites to subscriber-only events - the opportunity to test new online features first Already a subscriber? Login here.

  • Editorial: Hell of a year for a birthday
    by Eyaaz on December 17, 2020 at 7:00 pm

    The Mail & Guardian celebrated a milestone in the crazy year that was, not that 1985 was any less so

  • Thank you for supporting our journalism
    by Sipho Kings on August 13, 2020 at 7:00 pm

    Thank you for buying our newspaper. Siyabonga, re a leboga, enkosi, dankie. You are why our newsroom can keep doing good journalism

  • 1985: The year it all started
    by Kiri Rupiah on August 13, 2020 at 7:00 pm

    In the coming weeks we will take you back, year by year, through our history and the history of this country and continent. So much has changed since 1985. So much more needs to change.

  • We do what we do because of you
    by Sipho Kings on June 3, 2020 at 11:00 am

    Sipho Kings has been appointed the acting editor-in-chief of the Mail & Guardian

  • Shaun Johnson: Charm without the smarm
    by Eyaaz on March 5, 2020 at 10:00 pm

    The Weekly Mail hired him to get the training project off the ground; he did much, much more than that, writes Irwin Manoim

  • A Sona to reflect troubled times
    by Eyaaz on February 13, 2020 at 6:41 pm

    Ramaphosa and his role model Nelson Mandela became presidents of South Africa in very trying times

  • What we do is important. Trust us
    by Staff Reporter on September 20, 2019 at 1:00 am

    Given attacks against media and important questions being raised about our work, we need to be open about why we do what we do

  • Thandi Modise, the knitting needles guerrilla
    by Staff Reporter on May 27, 2019 at 1:00 am

    The first in a two-part series by Thami Mkhwanazi. This week: Life in the camps