The Rhetoric of Outrage Why Social Media Is Making Us Angry by Jeff Rice

Published May 2023

Available from the University of South Carolina Press.

On any given day, at any given hour, across the various platforms constituting what we call social media, someone is angry. The author addresses the critical question of why anger has become the dominant digital response on social media and can provide candidates for elected office and voters with valuable insights on how to craft and consume campaign and issue-based messaging. 

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