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By Michael Kackman,Marnie Binfield,Matthew Thomas Payne,Allison Perlman,Bryan Sebok

From viral video clips on YouTube to cellular tv on smartphones and past, television has overflowed its limitations. If Raymond Williams' proposal of circulation demanding situations the belief of a discrete tv textual content, then convergence destabilizes the idea of tv as a discrete object.


Flow TV examines tv in an age of technological, monetary, and cultural convergence. looking to body a brand new set of matters for tv reports within the 21st century, this number of all new essays establishes television’s endured value in a transferring media tradition. contemplating tv and new media no longer as completely technical units, but in addition as social applied sciences, the essays during this anthology insist that we flip our realization to the social, political, and cultural practices that encompass and tell these units' use. The members research tv via a number serious methods from formal and business research to serious know-how stories, reception stories, political economic system, and evaluations of television's transnational flows. This quantity grows out of the serious group shaped round the well known on-line magazine Flow: A severe shape on tv and Media Culture (flowtv.org). it really is excellent for classes in tv experiences or media convergence.

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