Incendiary Speech and Social Media

Date

2011

Authors

Lidsky, Lyrissa Barnett

Journal Title

Journal ISSN

Volume Title

Publisher

Texas Tech Law Review

Abstract

Examines two such incidents, one in which an offensive tweet and YouTube video led a hostile audience to riot and murder (the Terry Jones incident), and the other in which a blogger urged his nameless, faceless audience to murder federal judges (the Hal Turner incident).

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Keywords

Incendiary capacity of social media, First Amendment doctrines, Factors that contribute to the incendiary capacity of social media, Geographic and temporal speech, Quran burning in social media, Terry Jones, Hal Turner, Dangerous speech

Citation

Lyrissa Barnett Lidsky, Incendiary Speech and Social Media, 44 Tex. Tech L. Rev. 147 (2011-2012)