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March 2006, Week 2


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Mon, 13 Mar 2006 08:37:35 -0600
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We just wanted to let you know that the first issue of the fourth volume of
Flow: A critical forum on television and media culture is out. This issue
features columns by Tim Anderson, Shanti Kumar, Megan Mullen, and Brian L. Ott.

Please visit the journal at to read these columns and
contribute responses to them.

This issue's columns in brief:

"'TV Time' is now the new 'Playtime'" by Tim Anderson:
Television downloads and editing software create new possibilities in television

"Religious Tolerance versus Tolerance of Religion: A Critique of the Cartoon
Controversy in Jyllands-Posten" by Shanti Kumar:
Given this diversity of viewpoints in Islam, what prompted the cultural editor
of Jyllands-Posten to marginalize the tolerant views of a majority of religious
believers in the editorial commentary that, ironically enough, claims to rescue
traditions of tolerance from the clutches of "some Muslims" who are intolerant

"Watching TV in Tuvalu (former owner of .tv)?" by Megan Mullen:
What would make a nation give up its Internet domain? Could it be that
television and the Internet are just not that central to Tuvaluan life?

"Hysterical Horowitz and The Culture of Television" by Brian L. Ott:
How might academics use David Horowitz's new book The Professors: The 101 Most
Dangerous Academics in America in classrooms?

We hope you enjoy this this first issue of a very exciting volume.

Best wishes,

Flow Editorial Staff

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