Caetlin Benson-Allott reflects on death of VCR in recent Slate Magazine interview

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Professor Caetlin Benson-Allott was recently interviewed by fellow graduate school colleague, Jacob Brogan at Slate magazine for an article titled, “RIP to the VCR.”  In it, she and Brogan reflect on the influence of the VCR in media culture and how its last manufacturer in China has finally ceased production. Perhaps most relevant to our present media mindset, Benson-Allott discusses how the VCR paved the way for streaming services like Netflix to thrive. Read the full article here.