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We Have No Choice But To Stan

Social and digital media have revolutionised what it means to be a fan. But in a connected world, passion runs on overdrive where gushing over your favourites can quickly snowball into flat out cyberwar. This week we’re looking at vicious fandoms in the digital age, the rise of stan culture and what happens when fans attack.

Featuring:

Chris Comerford – Cultural Studies Researcher at the University of Technology Sydney

Jared Richards – Staff Writer at Junkee

Lauren McInroy – Assistant Professor in the College of Social Work at Ohio State University

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