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Day 15 of Oscar Pistorius’s murder trial began with a technical explanation of how a police cellphone analyst downloaded data from the paralympic athlete’s cellphone. Captain Francois Moller explained in the high court in Pretoria on Tuesday how he

Judge Thokozile Masipa went “too far” by restricting the media from tweeting post-mortem evidence in Oscar Pistorius’s murder trial, a media law expert said in a television interview on Tuesday. “Unfortunately in my view that was a decision that, with respect, went slightly too far because it misunderstood the nature

The judge in Oscar Pistorius’s murder trial ordered that the live feed of proceedings be cut because of the graphic testimony of the pathologist about to give evidence on his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp’s injuries. “There shall be no live broadcast now … [and] that applies to Twitter,” said Judge Thokozile Masipa. Gert Saayman

OpenView HD, the free-to-air satellite service launched by sister company Platco Digital, is joining rival MultiChoice in launching a channel dedicated to the trial of murder accused Oscar Pistorius, which begins on Monday, 3 March. The channel, called “Trial TV: The State vs Oscar

The high court in Pretoria set numerous conditions on Tuesday for media houses to broadcast the murder trial of paralympian Oscar Pistorius. Judge Dunstan Mlambo ruled that the media be allowed to broadcast live transmissions and delayed extracts

Permitting live broadcasts during Oscar Pistorius’s murder case will lead to an unfair trial, the high court in Pretoria heard on Wednesday. Barry Roux SC, for Pistorius, argued that media activities in court would have an effect on several aspects of the paralympian athlete’s trial. “Why can’t this

As the media frenzy around Oscar Pistorius’s bail hearing escalated last week, his media team worked hard to get its message out. Within days of the shooting of Reeva Steenkamp, the Pistorius camp enlisted the aid of UK spin doctor Stuart Higgins, repurposed Pistorius’s official website and