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M&G Online falls prey to hackers

The Mail & Guardian’s website has been shut down temporarily after coming under a severe attack by hackers. “Because of the scale and severity of the assault we have decided to shut down the site while securing

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Gumede takes aim at newspaper

Businessman Robert Gumede on Wednesday accused Mail & Guardian journalist Sam Sole of corruption after receiving questions from the newspaper’s investigations team. Gumede, an executive chairman of the Guma Group

Duncan McLeod
Is Google bad news for news?

Is Google a friend of the media, or a foe that will undermine journalism? It’s a debate that’s been raging in media circles. But no-one has been able to agree: is Google bad news for the news business? Newspapers are in trouble, especially in developed economies. That much is clear. What’s open to debate is whether it’s the worldwide economic crisis that’s to blame or whether it’s more to do with newspaper readers abandoning newsprint for online news sources