Oscar Pistorius trial: five best people to follow on Twitter
Twitter is awash with Oscar Pistorius news. Here's who to follow for the best news and analysis
TYPING "Oscar Pistorius" into Twitter's search engine brings up an avalanche of tweets from around the world, many of them simply repeating the same information. Here are five accounts that cut through the noise with incisive coverage of the trial taking place in Pretoria.
Andrew Harding, the BBC's Africa correspondent, is in Pretoria providing live commentary of the trial. Harding's updates provide a mixture of factual reporting and descriptive insight which together convey a good sense of the mood within the courtroom, moment to moment. He also links to commentary pieces on the BBC website and elsewhere.
Emma Sadlier, a lawyer who bills herself as a specialist in social media, answers questions big and small on the Pistorius trial. Who is the blonde woman sitting behind state prosecutor Gerrie Nel? Why does the South African court system not use juries? Sadlier invites followers to send her questions at #AskEmma
OscarTrial retweets interesting tweets from people all over the world. The account does not generate any original material, but is a good home for general user comment.
Debora Patta is an investigative journalist who links to the primary sources mentioned in the trial, including photos, documents and key evidence.
Barry Bateman is holed up in Courtroom D doing preliminary work on his book on Pistorius with the working title Behind The Door: the Oscar and Reeva Story. Bateman describes the trial blow-by-blow, and comes as a good alternative if you wish to hear a different voice other than the BBC's Andrew Harding.
Below is a Twitter list that brings these five tweeters together. Follow the list here