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Cops up protection for judge in Pistorius trial after criticism

Sep 16, 2014

Cops up protection for judge in Pistorius trial after criticism

A "wave of criticism" directed at Masipa that in some cases could border on hate speech, defamation and contempt of court. The comments include allegations that the judge is corrupt, as well as attacks on her race and gender. #NewsTracker #South Africa #Oscar Pistorius #Blade runner #Murder #Reeva Steenkamp #Pistorius Murder Trial #Judge Thokozile Masipa #Pistorius Verdict
Pistorius is free to represent the country, says SA Olympic body

Sep 15, 2014

Pistorius is free to represent the country, says SA Olympic body

Pistorius wouldn't be allowed to run while serving a prison or house-arrest sentence, but a fine and a suspended prison term is also an option for the judge. #NewsTracker #South Africa #Oscar Pistorius #Blade runner #Murder #Reeva Steenkamp #Pistorius Murder Trial #Pistorius Verdict
Pistorius Verdict Can't believe they think it was accident, says Reeva's mother

Sep 13, 2014

Pistorius Verdict Can't believe they think it was accident, says Reeva's mother

June Steenkamp told America's NBC News a little after Judge Thokozile Masipa found Pistorius not guilty of murder, but convicted him on a less serious charge of culpable homicide. #South Africa #Oscar Pistorius #Blade runner #Murder #Reeva Steenkamp #Pistorius Murder Trial #Pistorius Verdict
Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide, sentencing hearing on 13 October

Sep 12, 2014

Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide, sentencing hearing on 13 October

A South African judge on Friday found Olympic and paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide for the Valentine's Day shooting last year of his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. #NewsTracker #South Africa #Oscar Pistorius #Combat sports #Reeva Steenkamp #Pistorius trial #Judge Thokozile Masipa

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From the Pope to Pistorius: Why are we being so insensitive?

Feb 19, 2013

From the Pope to Pistorius: Why are we being so insensitive?

Our own reactions to these events have shown a level of disrespect - for the beliefs of others; for the victim of a crime - and a level of cynicism that is unfortunate, but understandable. We simply don't know how to process genuinely shocking news. #InMyOpinion #Oscar Pistorius #Pope Benedict #Roman catholicism
Why the Blade runner controversy is good for the Paralympics

Sep 03, 2012

Why the Blade runner controversy is good for the Paralympics

What Pistorius achieved by complaining that the IPC needed to clarify the rules about the length of blades for Paralympic athletes, was to make the games even more mainstream. #HowThisWorks #Oscar Pistorius #Blade runner #London 2012 #Paralympics #Alan Oliveira

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Why the Blade runner controversy is good for the Paralympics

Sep 18, 2014

Jessica Chastain-Oscar Isaac’s ‘A Most Violent Year’ Set for Dec. 31

A24 has given an awards-season release date of Dec. 31 for Participant Media’s thriller “A Most Violent Year,” starring Jessica Chastain and Oscar Isaac. The film, written and directed by J.C. Chandor (“All is Lost”), will open in Los Angeles and New... #Jessica Chastain #Oscar Isaac
Why the Blade runner controversy is good for the Paralympics

Sep 18, 2014

INM selected as Web Summit 2014's media partner

INDEPENDENT News & Media (INM) has been selected as the Web Summit 2014's media partner. The Web Summit will take place at Dublin's RDS from November 4 to 6 and will host 20,000 people from more than 100 countries with recently announced speakers... #Europe #Eva Longoria Parker #Dublin, Ireland #Lily Cole #Mark Pincus #Zynga
Why the Blade runner controversy is good for the Paralympics

Sep 18, 2014

Three key Rangers questions entering training camp

Who centers the third line? With Derek Stepan and Derick Brassard as the top two centers, the opening night roster will revolve around this: If it's determined that J.T. Miller is more effective at left wing, then the spot opens for returnee Dominic ... #National Hockey League #Lee Stempniak #Rick Nash #Martin St. Louis #Ryan Malone #Matt Hunwick #Derick Brassard #Dominic Moore #Tanner Glass #Mike Kostka #Derek Stepan #Mats Zuccarello