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22 March 2018 15:57 (South Africa)
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The day in photos: Oscar and the media, day two

  • Greg Nicolson
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    Greg Nicolson

    Nicolson left his hometown of Melbourne to move to Johannesburg, beset by fears Australia was going to the dogs. With a camera and a Mac in his bag, he ventures out to cover power and politics, the lives of those included and those excluded. He can be found at the tavern, searching for a good story or drowning a bad one.

  • South Africa

Oscarama, also known as murder trial against world famous athlete Oscar Pistorius, has attracted media from across the world. First they were here for Nelson Mandela’s funeral, now this. The media was the centre of attention at the beginning of proceedings on day two after certain outlets published a witness’s photograph against the expressed orders of the court. GREG NICOLSON was there, shooting with and at the circus.

Photo 1: What’s an event without an appearance by the Economic Freedom Fighters? EFF supporters march past the courthouse (they were at an adjacent courthouse disputing party registration costs) and in front of tents housing international broadcasters for Pistorius’s trial.

Photo 2: Cameramen await Pistorius outside court.

Photo 3: On Tuesday, as on Monday, many members of the public waited with the press for Pistorius to arrive.