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Anne Helen Petersen

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Anne Helen Petersen is a features writer for BuzzFeed News. Petersen has a Ph.D. from the University Of Texas and wrote her dissertation on the gossip industry. She is a professor of film and media studies at Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington, where she also resides. She also writes for the women's Web site The Hairpin.

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