Yes, it’s Monday – the day of the Great Twitter Blackout – but you might still have a bit of a hangover from Friday:
I cannot lie, dear people of Twitter, it is after lunch on the last day of the first week of #Pistorius trial and I seem to be nodding off
— Rebecca Davis (@becsplanb) March 7, 2014
But even if you were awake, you will have forgotten some of the other stuff
(hopefully not if you’re Judge Mapisa though):
So #OscarPistorius day 5: the ex-girlfriend speaks, plus some other stuff nobody will remember by Monday.
— Phillip de Wet (@phillipdewet) March 7, 2014
Apologies it is Prof Gert Saayman not Simon. #OscarPistorius
— Theresa Taylor (@journalist_jill) March 10, 2014
Winner: I Love My Job Awards, 2014:
I'd not shed many tears if media is kicked out of #OscarPistorius entirely for the day. Is the sun out in Joburg? Any good movies on?
— Phillip de Wet (@phillipdewet) March 10, 2014
But then, why are we bothering with the whole trial thing anyway? We all know the outcome.
Tea lady on 4th floor of the High Court is convinced #OscarPistorius will "walk free."
— andrew harding (@BBCAndrewH) March 10, 2014
And even the journos are confused by those draconian reporting regulations.
I have absolutely no idea what we are allowed to report from Pistorius trial now.
— Andrew Beatty (@AndrewBeatty) March 10, 2014
I’m sure you can still tell us what colour tissues he’s using…