This week’s In Media Res theme focus is Niching: Past, Present and Future (January 30-February 3).

Here's the line-up:

Monday, January 30, 2012 - Rachel Mizsei Ward (University of East Anglia) presents: The guy watching is HOW old?

Tuesday, January 31, 2012 - Kimberly Owczarski (Texas Christian University) presents: "Like Shooting Nerds in a Barrel": Exploiting the Fanboy Niche

Wednesday, February 1, 2012 - Caroline Leader (Independent Scholar) presents: Storytelling and the role of imagination in educational children’s TV of the 1980s

Thursday, February 2, 2012 - Ethan Tussey (University of California- Santa Barbara) presents: Finding Your Niche on the New YouTube

Friday, February 3, 2012 - Darcey West Morris (Georgia State Univesity) presents: Widercasting: Cable Networks Abandon the Niche

Theme week organized by Darcey West Morris (Georgia State University).

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