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FRANK Talks: Conspiracy and Credibility – Bisbee
February 28, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Conspiracy and Credibility: Look Who’s Talking, about What — Law Talk and Loose Talk
Dr. T.J. Davis, Arizona State University, School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies
It is undeniable that words have power, the power to teach, to defend, to inspire and to offend, the power to reveal facts and falsehoods, the power to foster democracy in a civil society. But what happens when the words people choose cause harm? What is fact and what is opinion? What is protected speech and what is not? In the fast-paced world of social media the words we choose can be wielded as weapon or shield, and who is talking, makes a difference. Join us for a FRANK Talk about the law, speech and credibility.