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Jani Allan

Data de nascimento: 11. Setembro 1952

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Jani Allan é uma jornalista sudafricana. Trabalhava para o jornal The Sunday Times da África do Sul entre 1979 e 1990. Após uma tentativa de assassinato em seu apartamento de Joanesburgo, passou a viver em Inglaterra. Mais tarde mudou-se para os Estados Unidos onde escreveu as suas memórias.

Formou-se na universidade de Witwatersrand.

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Citações Jani Allan

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„Whatever award is given for libel, being cross-examined by you would not make it enough money.“

—  Jani Allan
Speaking in 1992 in the London High Court to George Carman, defence lawyer representing Channel 4 during the libel case she filed against the broadcaster. http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9D07EFDE153AF93BA35752C0A9679C8B63&sec=&spon=&pagewanted=1

„And I think that my whole life, looking back at it, I was so rooted in worldly things, in worldly values, fame, fashion and fortune and all the things that are just transient.“

—  Jani Allan
Speaking in 1995 in an SABC interview about a change of philosophy following her libel case against Channel 4. http://70.84.171.10/~etools/newsbrief/1995/news0103

„The happy-go-lucky barefoot kid who loved rugby, ice-cream-and-hot-chocolate sauce, staying at home for a braai and the flieks grew up into an international rubgy player, idol of millions and South African cult figure...“

—  Jani Allan
Description of Naas Botha from her interview with Botha published in the Just Jani column of the Sunday Times, republished in Face Value by Jani Allan.

„It is her total professionalism and perennial striving for perfection that elevated Moira from the merely blonde to the maxi-talented.“

—  Jani Allan
Description of Moira Lister from her interview with Lister published in the Just Jani column of the Sunday Times, republished in Face Value by Jani Allan.

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„a small bewigged ferret“

—  Jani Allan
Description of Carman in 1992 article she published in The Spectator. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/jani-allan-bites-back-at-ferret-1541792.html

„His voice, like a malted milkshake marinated for more than seventy years, has a slightly monotonous lilt - rather like a Hindu chanting Bagavad Gita.“

—  Jani Allan
Description of Walter Battiss from her interview with Battiss published in the Just Jani column of the Sunday Times, republished in Face Value by Jani Allan.

„But despite the fact that everyone thinks that I'm an IFP member, I do not have any political affiliations. I support Buthelezi the man because he makes me believe that heroes still exist.“

—  Jani Allan
Speaking in 1997 during an interview with The Independent about her political affiliations in South Africa http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qn4158/is_19970406/ai_n14117510

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„A black-belt bullshitter“

—  Jani Allan
Description of Pik Botha in Sunday Times column Face to Face.

„The voice (sometimes an ominous rumble that sounds as though he's been gargling with pebbles, sometimes the bliss of Bailey's Irish Cream swirling lazily about a fine crystal goblet) crescendos almost imperceptibly.“

—  Jani Allan
Description of Wynand Claassen from her interview with Claassem published in the Just Jani column of the Sunday Times, republished in Face Value by Jani Allan.

„Most of the time our discussions are political, because it's hard not to be political in this country (not like in Britain, where you can ignore the rather sedate way everything's going downhill).“

—  Jani Allan
Speaking in 1997 during an interview with The Independent about her South-Africa related political discussions with friend Mangosuthu Buthelezi http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qn4158/is_19970406/ai_n14117510

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