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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 22, 2014

Jolie to direct ivory poaching film

Angelina Jolie is to to direct a film about conservationist Richard Leakey's battles with ivory poachers. The Oscar-winning actress will take the reins on Africa, which will focus on the former head of the Kenya Wildlife Service and his measures to s... #Brad Pitt #Africa #Namibia #Kenya #Ethiopia #Angelina Jolie #Clive Owen #Jack Reacher #Shiloh Jolie-Pitt #Hollywood Reporter
Why the Blade runner controversy is good for the Paralympics

Sep 22, 2014

Colin Farrell says he will star in True Detective season two

The In Bruges, Alexander and Phone Booth actor confirms role in cult detective thriller, following months of speculation over cast True Detective season two: every casting rumour to date Colin Farrell will star in season two of HBOs noir detective th... #Brad Pitt #Colin Farrell #Christian Bale #Jessica Chastain #HBO
Why the Blade runner controversy is good for the Paralympics

Sep 21, 2014

Adam McKay Is Directing A New Comedy

From Parks And Recreation's Ben Schwartz Writer/producer/directors such as Judd Apatow and Anchorman ’s Adam McKay have a long history of finding other talent and shepherding their films to the screen. In this instance, McKay is partnering with Seth ... #Hugh Jackman #Judd Apatow #Seth Rogen #Adam McKay #Robert Zemeckis #Hollywood Reporter #Shawn Levy