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And boy does she have stories to tell. Actually, she doesn’t have any stories, save one about stealing from first class on an airplane. Still, Ms. Samuelson dutifully “sampled” her way through South African media and came home with her favorite: the Star.

Plus: Robert Mugabe, George Will, the Times‘ disappointing Metro section, and the Post‘s new, unpronounceable word!

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(So why is the Star the size of a Buick? While Craigslist may have made it to Johannesburg, safe to say it hasn’t taken over the market quite yet.)