Author: Amber Buck

Amber Buck is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Alabama. She researches social media and teaches courses in the Composition, Rhetoric, and English Studies (CRES) program.

Content warning: References to sexual assault and online harassment As we consider digital rhetoric’s futures, I want to think about ways that we can study digital networks, and communities and interactions on digital networks, better. And by better, I mean, more thoroughly, more descriptively, more rigorously. How can we better examine digital writers and the traces that they leave online? To start that conversation, I need to tell you a story, one I haven’t been able to get out of my head. The Incident This is a story about Andrea Noel, a journalist based in Mexico. I first heard her…

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