This special issue is the first part of the twin In Media Res special issues on The Contemporary Streaming Style. This feature edition includes four brief but thought-provoking articles by J.D. Connor, Jordan Schonig, Jeffrey Sconce, and Evan Calder Williams. The second part will be published on the week of April 24th and will include insightful contributions by Neta Alexander, Shane Denson, Ethan Tussey, Carol Vernallis, and Jennifer Barker. Both parts of these special issues are organized by Jordan Chrietzberg and co-edited by Navid Darvishzadeh.