For those who think Twitter is only for social media gurus, change agents and the unemployed; think again. Here is a select Twitter Scholarship summer reading list. Enjoy!
Joshua N. Azriel, Social Networking as Communications Weapon to Harm Victims: Facebook, MySpace, and Twitter Demonstrate a Need to Amend SECTION 230 of the COMMUNICATIONS DECENCY ACT, John Marshall Journal of Computer & Information Law, Volume 26, Number 3, Spring 2009, 415. (individual issue/subscription required)
Christopher P. Bussert, The Social Media Revolution, Franchise Law Journal, Volume 29, Number 4, Spring 2010, 210. (ABA membership subscription required)
Feng Chi and Nathan Yang (University of Toronto – Joseph L. Rotman School of Management and University of Toronto – Department of Economics) “Twitter Adoption in Congress: Who Tweets First?” (June 27,2010) and “Twitter in Congress: Outreach vs. Transparency” (June 22, 2010).
Michael C. Bromby (Department of Law, Glasgow Caledonian University) “The Temptation to Tweet – Jurors’ Activities Outside the Trial” Jury Research Symposium 2010, Institute for Advanced Studies, Glasgow. (May 23, 2010).
Girish J. Gulati and Christine B. Williams (Bentley University) “Communicating with Constituents in 140 Characters or Less: Twitter and the Diffusion of Technology Innovation in the United States Congress”(June 22, 2010).
Nathan Murphy (University of Connecticut) “Context, Not Content: Medium-Based Press Clause Restrictions on Government Speech in the Internet Age” University of Denver Sports & Entertainment Law Journal, Vol. 7, pp. 26-61, 2009 (March 27, 2010).
Mark Pollitt, Forensic Twitter, Journal of Digital Forensic Practice, Volume 3, Number 1, 2010, 1-3. (subscription required)
David Seidler (University of Sydney) “The Right to Copyright?: Mp3 Blogs and the Rise of the Online Taste-Makers” (May 25, 2010).