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Outrage And American Politics13:39

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American politics is combative, and this election campaign has been no exception. We speak to Professor Sarah Sobieraj to find out how “outrage” has become an industry that feeds the media and dramatically alters the political landscape.


  • Sarah Sobieraj, associate professor of sociology at Tufts University and co-author of the forthcoming book, “The Outrage Industry” (due to be published next year). Her 2011 book is "The Perils Of Media-Centered Political Activism."

This segment aired on November 2, 2012.

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