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Anton Harber

Anton Harber

Caxton Professor of Journalism, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

Anton Harber was a founder-editor of the South African Weekly Mail (now the Mail & Guardian).  He is now Caxton Professor of Journalism at the University of the Witwatersrand, chair of the Freedom of Expression Institute and writes a weekly column in Business Day. He is the author of Diepsloot (Jonathan Ball, 2011), winner of the Recht Malan Prize, The Gorilla in the Room (Mampoer Shorts, 2013). He co-edited the first two editions of The A–Z of South African Politics (Penguin, 1994/6), What is Left Unsaid: Reporting the South African HIV Epidemic (Jacana, 2010), and Troublemakers: The best of SA’s investigative journalism (Jacana, 2010).