We want to let you know that the new issue of Flow: A Critical Forum on
Television and Media Culture is available at http://flowtv.org.
This issue features columns from Harper Cossar, Heather McIntosh,
Jacob Dittmer, Markus Stauff, Stephen Brauer, Ben Goldsmith, Brett
Hutchins, David Rowe and Ethan Tussey.
This issue's columns in brief:
"Sports Media: Tensions and Transitions" by Harper Cossar
Why the sports should take a more prominent place in media studies.
"HBO, Sports Documentary, and Women's and Girls' Soccer" by Heather
A look at the narrative arcs of two HBO Sports? documentaries about
female soccer teams in the U.S.
"Football's New Forms: How New Media is Changing Football Fandom" by
Jacob Dittmer (http://flowtv.org/?p=4423)
A consideration of the interactive effects among video games, fantasy
sports and football broadcasting.
"The Faces of Athletes: Visibility and Knowledge Production in Media
Sport" by Markus Stauff (http://flowtv.org/?p=4419)
A critical analysis of the relationship between television, sports,
performance, and commentary.
"The Dual/Dueling Sides of T.O./Terrell Owens" by Stephen Brauer
An analysis of Terrell Owens? trans-mediated personality.
"Sportv: Beyond the Sport Event" by Ben Goldsmith (http://flowtv.org/?p=4422)
An analysis of sportstv, a new category of sports television
previously unexamined within television studies scholarship.
"Broadcasters Under Pressure: The Growing Power of Telecommunications
and Digital Media Companies in the Sports Market" by Brett Hutchins
and David Rowe (http://flowtv.org/?p=4418)
A consideration of the impact of digital media companies on sports
"Foam Finger Cubicle: Selling ESPN360 as Workspace Media" by Ethan
A look at the ways ESPN has identified the office as a viable marketing space.
"XFL @ MSNBC.COM: Reflecting on a Moment and Looking to the Future" by
Fred Mason (http://flowtv.org/?p=4468)
A reading of the XFL message boards and users' failure to question the
dominant masculine structures of sport.
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