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  1. 1. The Oscar mediafrenzyReader comments#MGHangout
  2. 2. Twitter• Lina Mpolase says the media has gone to far andasked: "Why is the media playing Judge and Jury? That changes the dynamics of the case.”• Commenting on the question of whether themedia has been reckless in reporting on theOscar Pistorius case Kay Sexwale tweeted:"Does the sky look blue to you?"
  3. 3. From our website• James Francis commented "Local media hasbeen turning increasingly reckless. The manyscoops, particularly about wayward politicians,are great. But there has also been a rise offlawed reporting and brief periods of rabidcoverage that suggests the media has beenadopting a culture of headlines above all else.”Is that fair?
  4. 4. • Another reader, David la rose said: "I believe thecountry shows its immaturity to be interestedSOO much in this case (in comparison to othercrimes). And the profession of journalism feedsthat immaturity by reporting borderlinesensational articles.”

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