Then, there are the fake Twitter accounts like @FakeBrianBrooks (who denied an interview with us) and @FakeBrotherJed, who revealed his true identity to JSB. They’ve graciously provided us with comic relief about the Missouri School of Journalism and life in mid-Missouri.
Yes, they’re entertaining. Yes, they get retweeted like crazy. And yes, they both have a bunch of followers (@FakeBrianBrooks with over 1,200 and @FakeBrotherJed with over 800). But are these Twitter handles legal? We went to everyone’s favorite Comm Law professor Sandy Davidson to get the facts straight. Continue reading