[…] [T]he entire spectrum of fandom uses Twitter as an online space to bridge the problematic speciations of resistant versus complicit, as well as the increasingly inapplicable, even meaningless ‘fan/creator’ separation. Such spaces foster ample material all along that spectrum to study the interplay of public relations: the relationship, that is, the slash ship, of fandom and network, as well as the more contentious ship between fans locked in polarized disagreement about the warrants of their communities.”

Lowe, J. S. A. 2017. ‘We’ll Always Have Purgatory: Fan Spaces in Social Media’. The Journal of Fandom Studies 5 (2): 175–92. https://doi.org/10.1386/jfs.5.2.175_1.

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