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Pistorius Trial Judge Notes Pitfalls of Media Attention

The murder trial of South African Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius has attracted unprecedented media attention. The coverage of the story, however, has not been without problems. Pistorius' closely watched murder trial is the first major South African criminal trial to be broadcast live from within the courtroom.   The trial is being played on local radio stations and two South African news providers have started a cable channel dedicated entirely to the case. But critics say...

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