December 9, 2013

Mandela's Death Reveals His Country's Problems

Anne Applebaum, Slate

The Associated Press

In Johannesburg a few months ago, I asked a young, black, and politically savvy South African journalist how his newspaper would cover Nelson Mandela's death. He shook his head: He dearly wished not to have to cover it at all. "I just hope I'm not in the office that day. I just hope I'm away, maybe in a different country."

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