Veteran journalist Raymond Louw dies

Veteran journalist Raymond Louw.

File: Veteran journalist Raymond Louw receives an honourary doctorate at the University's graduation ceremony in Grahamstown, South Africa on April 13, 2012. 

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JOHANNESBURG - Award-winning and veteran journalist, Raymond Louw has died.

Louw was an editorial consultant and a freelance writer on media, politics and governmental affairs.

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Throughout his lengthy career, Louw was involved in the South African newspaper industry.

He won numerous awards for his work, including the Pringle Medal for services to journalism, the Media Institute of Southern Africa's Media Freedom Award, the Mondi-Shanduka Newspaper Lifetime Achiever Award and the International Press Institute award for Press Freedom Campaigning in 2010.


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