how stan culture has changed the critics' role
Lizzo's recent clap back at a Pitchfork journalist highlights the impact of social media and superfans on the way we judge music.
why stans are so protective of 'call me by your name' and 'love, simon'
As stans battle it out on social media, we ask: is this genuine beef, or all a bit of fun? Let the gay-mes begin.
are music superfans getting out of control?
Tweets that thirst for Frank Ocean, demand of Riri and beg Beyoncé are certainly changing the star-fan dynamic, but are they interfering with the creative process?