This special issue is the first part of In Media Res's ongoing series "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. The series is organized by Jordan Chrietzberg and co-edited by Navid Darvishzadeh.