Moral Rhetoric in Twitter: A Case Study of the U.S. Federal Shutdown of 2013
|Title||Moral Rhetoric in Twitter: A Case Study of the U.S. Federal Shutdown of 2013|
|Publication Type||Conference Paper|
|Year of Publication||2014|
|Authors||Sagi, E, Dehghani, M|
|Editor||Bello, P, Guarini, M, McShane, M, Scassellati, B|
|Conference Name||Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society|
In this paper we apply a computational text analysis technique used for measuring moral rhetoric in text to analyze the moral loadings of tweets. We focus our analysis on tweets regarding the 2013 federal government shutdown; a topic that was at the forefront of U.S. politics in late 2013.