MySpace, YouTube, and the cheerleader beating video

My weekly video for Current TV.

By Farhad Manjoo

Published April 10, 2008 4:38PM (EDT)

The other day I posted the following video of six teenage girls beating another teen girl, and I wondered if YouTube and MySpace were to blame for inspiring the attack, as law enforcement officials suggested. (My conclusion: No.)

I discussed the subject a bit more on my weekly video for Current TV:

That is all.

Farhad Manjoo

Farhad Manjoo is a Salon staff writer and the author of True Enough: Learning to Live in a Post-Fact Society.

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