Obituary

Jack Shepherd Smith: Pioneer editor of lusty Scope

Wildly popular magazine of 1970s and '80s regularly got up censors' noses.

24 February 2019 - 00:00 By Chris Barron

Jack Shepherd Smith, who has died in Pinetown, KwaZulu-Natal at the age of 88, was the longtime editor of Scope magazine, the raunchiest, most irreverent, controversial and talked-about magazine in SA, which in its heyday sold 250,000 copies a week.

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