Mixed media response to City Press decision

Mixed media response to City Press decision

Johannesburg : South Africa | May 29, 2012 at 5:20 AM PDT
Source: News 24
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May 29 Newspaper editorials and cartoons on Tuesday showed mixed responses to City Press editor Ferial Haffajee 's decision to remove an image of a painting depicting President Jacob Zuma with genitals exposed. Citizen cartoonist Siwela sketched a triptych of Haffajee's journey through... FULL ARTICLE AT News 24
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