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This issue features columns from: Mary Beltrán, Ann Johnson, Kelli
Marshall, Janani Subramanian

This issue's columns in brief:

"Meaningful Diversity: Exploring Questions of Equitable Representation
on Diverse Ensemble Cast Shows" by Mary Beltrán
A thoughtful analysis of television networks? promotional emphasis on
diversity and how it may contribute to the belief that television is
an equal-opportunity playing field.

"My Co-Worker is on Big Brother" by Ann Johnson
An academic reflects on her colleague's participation on the reality
show 'Big Brother.'

"So Why Did Everybody Love Raymond?" by Kelli Marshall
A critical look at the similarities between Seinfeld and Everybody
Loves Raymond and consideration of how the success of Everybody Loves
Raymond is a nod to Seinfeldian conventions.

"Life: Oprah Gone Wild" by Janani Subramanian
Oprah's flair for creating consumable emotions is situated as a
domesticating force underscoring the anthropomorphic narrative in the
Discovery Channel series, "Life."

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