The new issue of Flow: A Critical Forum onTelevision and Media Culture is available at http://flowtv.org.
This issue features columns from Aniko Imre, Lisa Parks, Christine Quail, Serra Tinic and Lisa Kelly.
This issue's columns in brief:
Gypsy Stars in the New Europe? by Aniko Imre
A discussion of Gypsy musicians, reality, and television stars in New Europe.
When Satellites Fall: On the Trails of Cosmos 954 and USA 193? by Lisa Parks
What happens when falling satellites become high profile events.
Towards a Typology of Dance TV Contestants? by Christine Quail
A consideration of the varying motivations inspiring dancers to audition for So You Think You Can Dance Canada.
No Rerun Nation: Canadian Television and Cultural Amnesia? by Serra Tinic
An examination of how the absence of reruns of Canadian programming on Canadian television effects Canadian nostalgia and national memory.
And the winner of Britain?s Got Talent is . . .? by Lisa W. Kelly
A look at some of the issues raised by Britain?s Got Talent including the emotional labor of both audiences and contestants and advertising revenue on television and the internet.
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