1. thedailywhat:

Zimmerman Defense of the Day: George Zimmerman’s legal team is convinced that an online campaign, rolled out this week, may be the ticket to turning the tide of public opinion in his favor following hisdelayed arrest in the February 26 shooting death of Trayvon Martin. A new website by Mark O-Meara Law Group, “George Zimmerman Legal Case,” outlines the reasons behind the carefully branded web presence, including a Facebook page and a Twitter feed.

“We understand that it is unusual for a legal defense to maintain a social media presence on behalf of a defendant, but we also acknowledge that this is a very unusual case. … We contend that social media in this day and age cannot be ignored. It is now a critical part of presidential politics, it has been part of revolutions in the Middle East, and it is going to be an unavoidable part of high-profile legal cases, just as traditional media has been and continues to be. We feel it would be irresponsible to ignore the robust online conversation.”

The website also says the online presence intends to discredit and eliminate fraudulent sites and profiles; dispute misinformation; discourage speculation; and raise funds, among other priorities.
[dailydot]

    thedailywhat:

    Zimmerman Defense of the Day: George Zimmerman’s legal team is convinced that an online campaign, rolled out this week, may be the ticket to turning the tide of public opinion in his favor following hisdelayed arrest in the February 26 shooting death of Trayvon Martin. A new website by Mark O-Meara Law Group, “George Zimmerman Legal Case,” outlines the reasons behind the carefully branded web presence, including a Facebook page and a Twitter feed.

    “We understand that it is unusual for a legal defense to maintain a social media presence on behalf of a defendant, but we also acknowledge that this is a very unusual case. … We contend that social media in this day and age cannot be ignored. It is now a critical part of presidential politics, it has been part of revolutions in the Middle East, and it is going to be an unavoidable part of high-profile legal cases, just as traditional media has been and continues to be. We feel it would be irresponsible to ignore the robust online conversation.”

    The website also says the online presence intends to discredit and eliminate fraudulent sites and profiles; dispute misinformation; discourage speculation; and raise funds, among other priorities.

    [dailydot]

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  7. geekingermany reblogged this from thedailywhat and added:
    Don’t get me wrong…..This sucks. But why is it that when people kill babies in drive-bys, kill fathers in front of their...
  8. matchster reblogged this from thedailywhat and added:
    free zimmerman.
  9. backyardgoldmine reblogged this from thedailywhat and added:
    As someone that wants to go into PR specifically working with social media I find this both interesting and disgusting.
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  15. ramblingambulance reblogged this from thedailywhat and added:
    You know, in civilized countries it’s illegal to talk about ongoing court cases you’re involved in. And in the US,...
  16. symphonyofcats reblogged this from thedailywhat and added:
    Go and flag his facebook page as offensive and a ‘spam or scam”.
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  18. thegeekmaster reblogged this from kevindrakewriter and added:
    I doubt it works. Judges look for evidence and facts, not public opinions.
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  24. kevindrakewriter reblogged this from thedailywhat and added:
    Think what you will about old Goergie here, but this is a whole new way of trial by public opinion and spin control. I...
  25. thejoshinator reblogged this from god-damn-batman and added:
    Yeah, just let tumblr know about your online presence. See how that works out for ya
  26. god-damn-batman reblogged this from thedailywhat and added:
    -_- fucking americans….