SATURDAY EDITION | Covid-19 closes the curtain on some of SA’s magazine titans

2020-05-08 15:41
Saturday Edition

The transformation of print has been a long time coming, but Covid-19 has accelerated its decline at a pace nobody was prepared for.

The media has not been able to escape the devastating destruction of the virus that has ravaged nearly every industry.

Within a matter of weeks titans have fallen.

In this Saturday Edition, W24 editor Nthabi Nhlapo speaks to six editors about the swift, severe, and soul-destroying demise of some of SA’s most iconic magazines.

READ IT HERE: The velvet curtain falls: 6 editors on the end of SA's iconic magazines

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(THE END OF AN ERA: A reader pages through a magazine in a book store. Photo: Robert Alexander/Getty Images)


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Compiled by Herman Eloff. Cover image: Getty

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