Sarah Scales

Ep 11: What's a parasocial relationship? Talking fans and celebrity with Sarah Scales


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Tue 25 Oct 2022

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This episode is for anyone fascinated by celebrity culture.

Sarah Scales is a PhD Candidate at Swinburne University researching the theory of parasocial relationships, breakups and the negotiation process fans experience following a celebrity scandal.

The cinema is her greatest passion in life, and she is fascinated by why and how audiences engage with the content they do, and the effects media can have on people. An ACMI X resident, she is currently working with company Media Mentors. You can find Sarah on Twitter.

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