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 Meghan Sutherland, David L. Andrews,
Max Dawson, Lucas Hilderbrand, David Parry and Michael Peterson,
Laurie Beth Clark, and Lisa Nakamura.
This issue's columns in brief:
"Thinking the Box" by Meghan Sutherland (http://flowtv.org/?p=4772)
Rethinking television aesthetics and industrial production through
ABC?s Conveyor Belt of Love.
"The Olympic Games and the Politicization of Everyday Life" by David
L. Andrews (http://flowtv.org/?p=4753)
A look at the often-brutal power dynamic undergirding the Olympics and
its media history.
"Face to Face with the E-Waste of Tomorrow at the 2010 Consumer
Electronics Show" by Max Dawson (http://flowtv.org/?p=4756)
One media scholar?s reportage of and reaction to the 2010
International Consumer Electronics Show.
"Phonography: Lessons Learned from Teaching Audio Technologies" by
Lucas Hilderbrand (http://flowtv.org/?p=4766)
Reflections on teaching cultural studies of sound technology and
"Not So New: Thoughts on Emerging Media" by David Parry
From card catalogs to status updates, the use of the term ?new? in
relation to media is less than rigorous and potentially dangerous.
" 'I See You?': Gender and Disability in Avatar" By Michael Peterson,
Laurie Beth Clark, and Lisa Nakamura (http://flowtv.org/?p=4784)
In addition to critiquing Avatar's representations of gender and
disability, the authors also consider the reasons for the film's
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