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 Ingrid Hoofd, Ted Friedman, Patrick  
Burkart, Heather Hendershot, Ethan Thompson, and Jonathan  

This issue's columns in brief:

"Minding the Gap: Barack Obama and the Demise of Representational  
Politics" by Ingrid Hoffd
A post-electoral exploration.

"Strat-O-Matic and the Baseball Tarot: Sense and Synchronicity in  
Sports and Games " by Ted Friedman
A look at chance in Strat-O-Matic baseball and what it has to tell us  
about gameplay in general.

"On the Digital Music Wars: Where Are We Now?" by Patrick Burkart
In our waning economy, what is the future of the digital music industry?

"Rage Against the Machine: Does The Sarah Connor Chronicles Have a  
Future?" by Heather Hendershot
Can a thoughtful, if depressing, sci-fi spinoff make it through its  
second season?

"Facebook and the Return of the Repressed, or Watching Political  
Comedy on a Social Network" by Ethan Thompson
An examination of the personalized nature of political videos on Facebook.

"'Pain can be controlled: you just disconnect it': Terminating Public  
Access Television" by Jonathan Nichols-Pethick
A proposal for the regeneration of public access television.

We look forward to your visit and encourage your comments.

Best wishes,

Flow Editorial Staff

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