Will Oscar Pistorius obsession fade?

By User:Kaston [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

South African runner Oscar Pistorius greeting fans after a race during the 2nd Kamila Skolimowska Memorial in Warsaw, Poland.

Following Judge Thokozile Masipa’s verdict in Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius’ murder trial, the social media world was aghast. Legal experts echoed this feeling, and the NPA has indicated that it would appeal the conviction.

As the world awaits Oscar’s sentence, I consider whether Oscar Pistorius will fade from memory eventually as the next major story takes his place.

Read the full piece here on SlideShare after NoW! was shut down.

{Image source: By User:Kaston [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons}


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