Streaming buffers into the future of TV

[S]treaming actively advances certain key expectations of the post-network, time-shifted era, in which television is defined less and less by the time and space in which it appears and more by a conception of the medium that allows for TV to manifest itself in a myriad of different ways. While streaming didn’t introduce the notion of time-shifted viewing (here’s looking at you, VCR), it has contributed to a democratization of television in which viewers are no longer slave to network scheduling or physical location and have more agency in determining their relationship to TV than ever before. – Elijah Gray,The Daily Cardinal 
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