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Who are you calling hysterical? Why fangirls get to scream and shout


Fia Walsh

Photo: Fia Walsh

This audio report is part of a series created for the Science Gallery Melbourne’s MENTAL exhibition with support from All The Best radio.

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University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
The University of Melbourne's Centre for Advancing Journalism offers a Master of Journalism & Master of International Journalism & graduate certificate & diplomas in journalism. It publishes The Citizen
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Who are you calling hysterical? Why fangirls get to scream and shout