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    • REALITY TV Quinten Bailey
    • THESIS• Some consider Reality TV to be bad for the general populace, while others argue that it is neutral, or in some cases beneficial.
    • DEFINITION• “a genre of television programming that presents purportedly unscripted dramatic or humorous situations, documents actual events, and usually features ordinary people instead of professional actors, sometimes in a contest or other situation where a prize is awarded.”
    • EVOLUTION OF REALITY TV• 1948: Candid Camera• 1960’s: Transition toward vulgarity• 1970’s: An American Family• 2000’s: Transition toward competition
    • REALITY TV IS GOOD FORAMERICA
    • COOPERATION• History Channel Reality TV show about a sea voyage
    • EMBARRASSMENT• Reality TV helps people handle embarrassment
    • LIFE• Reality TV teaches young people about life
    • REALITY TV IS BAD FOR AMERICA
    • STEREOTYPES• Reality TV enforces racial stereotypes
    • TRUST• Reality TV shows violate the public trust
    • APPEARANCES• Reality TV shows place unrealistic standards on physical attractiveness
    • CRUDITY• Reality TV is often inappropriate
    • CONCLUSION• Reality TV is here to stay
    • WORKS CITED• Images gathered from Google images• Hill, A. Reality TV, Audiences and Popular Factual Television. Chicago: Psychology Press, 2005. Print.