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We want to let you know that the new issue of Flow: A Critical Forum on
Television and Media Culture is available at

This issue features columns from Aniko Imre, Lisa Parks, Christine  
Quail, Serra Tinic and Lisa Kelly.

This issue's columns in brief:

?Gypsy Stars in the New Europe? by Aniko Imre (
A discussion of Gypsy musicians, reality, and television stars in New Europe.

?When Satellites Fall: On the Trails of Cosmos 954 and USA 193? by  
Lisa Parks (
What happens when falling satellites become high profile events.

?Towards a Typology of Dance TV Contestants? by Christine Quail  
A consideration of the varying motivations inspiring dancers to  
audition for So You Think You Can Dance Canada.

?No Rerun Nation: Canadian Television and Cultural Amnesia? by Serra  
Tinic (
An examination of how the absence of reruns of Canadian programming on  
Canadian television effects Canadian nostalgia and national memory.

?And the winner of Britain?s Got Talent is . . .? by Lisa W. Kelly  
A look at some of the issues raised by Britain?s Got Talent including  
the emotional labor of both audiences and contestants and advertising  
revenue on television and the internet.

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Flow Editorial Staff

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