About

Simone is:

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  • Media Scholar, Lecturer, and Journalist
  • Rotterdam, the Netherlands
  • Interested in how audiences remember and give meaning to the past via media (esp. popular culture: popular music, television, books, and movies)
  • Finished a Ph.D. in which I studied the value and meaning of:
    1) The Big Reunion TV series + concert tour for its audience(s)
    2) The continuity of the boy band Backstreet Boys for its fans
    3) The recurring reunions of Dutch act Doe Maar for its audience
  • Knows all about Media & Communication
  • In particular: pop culture – 90s musicfans – pop music (from the 80s/90s/00s) – nostalgia – boy bands – girl bands – Netflix series
  • For a more academic perspective on what I do, check out my ‘publications’ section or visit my academic profile
  • Likes tweeting about random stuff

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