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), The Gorilla in the Room (Mampoer Shorts, 2013). He co-edited the first two editions of The A–Z of South African Politics (Penguin, 1995/6), What is Left Unsaid: Reporting the South African HIV Epidemic (Jacana, 2010), and Troublemakers: The best of SA’s Investigative Journalism (Jacana, 2010).
Pringle Award for Press Freedom; Missourri Medal of Honour; Recht Malan Literary Prize (for Diesploot)