Post-Shooting Sentiments 'As Intense As They Are Fleeting'

By Frederica Freyberg | Here & Now

August 9, 2019

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In the wake of events like a mass shooting, many turn to Twitter which a new study calls "an important window into the nature of public mourning and policy debates in the wake of these tragedies." The study's lead researcher, Yini Zhang of UW-Madison, discusses the longevity of certain sentiments online, saying for example 'thoughts and prayers' are "as intense as they are fleeting."

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