Media Industries is a peer-reviewed, open access journal that supports critical studies of media industries, institutions, and policies worldwide.

Current Issue: Vol. 5, No. 2


Special Section: Global Internet Television

This special section was edited by Ramon Lobato (RMIT University), Amanda D. Lotz (University of Michigan), and Julian Thomas (RMIT University). Special sections are coordinated on a rotating basis by members of the journal’s editorial collective.

Internet-Distributed Television Research: A Provocation

Amanda D. Lotz (University of Michigan), Ramon Lobato (RMIT University), and Julian Thomas (RMIT University)

HBO’s e-EUtopia

Aniko Imre (University of Southern California)

Web TV as a Public Service: The Case of, the East-Central European Answer to YouTube

Dorota Vašíčková (Charles University) and Petr Szczepanik (Charles University)

Games without Frontiers: Streaming Sports and the Evolution of Digital Intermediaries

Steven Secular (University of California, Santa Barbara)


Reviews are edited by Nedda Ahmed (Georgia State University) and Shady Patterson (Georgia State University).

Book Review: Localising Hollywood

Review by Ryan Stoldt (University of Iowa)

Book Review: The End of Ownership: Personal Property in the Digital Economy

Review by Michael Van Esler (University of Wisconsin–Oshkosh)