We need your help now

Support from readers like you keeps The Journal open.

You are visiting us because we have something you value. Independent, unbiased news that tells the truth. Advertising revenue goes some way to support our mission, but this year it has not been enough.

If you've seen value in our reporting, please contribute what you can, so we can continue to produce accurate and meaningful journalism. For everyone who needs it.

Themba Hadebe/AP/Press Association Images
The Daily Poll

Poll: Will you watch the Oscar Pistorius trial?

Parts of the trial will be broadcast live from today.

THE TRIAL OF Oscar Pistorius for the the murder of 30-year-old model and TV star Reeva Steenkamp gets under way today.

It will be broadcast live – in parts – on Sky News and other outlets.

It has been billed as this century’s OJ Simpson trial. Millions of people tuned in during the 1990s for that piece of legal history. Will it be similar this time around?

Today we want to know: Will you watch the Oscar Pistorius trial?

Poll Results:

No (1443)
I'm not sure (1306)
Yes (165)

Readers like you are keeping these stories free for everyone...
A mix of advertising and supporting contributions helps keep paywalls away from valuable information like this article. Over 5,000 readers like you have already stepped up and support us with a monthly payment or a once-off donation.

Your Voice
Readers Comments
    Submit a report
    Please help us understand how this comment violates our community guidelines.
    Thank you for the feedback
    Your feedback has been sent to our team for review.