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Reality tv

  1. 1. REALITY TV Quinten Bailey
  2. 2. THESIS• Some consider Reality TV to be bad for the general populace, while others argue that it is neutral, or in some cases beneficial.
  3. 3. 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.”
  4. 4. EVOLUTION OF REALITY TV• 1948: Candid Camera• 1960’s: Transition toward vulgarity• 1970’s: An American Family• 2000’s: Transition toward competition
  5. 5. REALITY TV IS GOOD FORAMERICA
  6. 6. COOPERATION• History Channel Reality TV show about a sea voyage
  7. 7. EMBARRASSMENT• Reality TV helps people handle embarrassment
  8. 8. LIFE• Reality TV teaches young people about life
  9. 9. REALITY TV IS BAD FOR AMERICA
  10. 10. STEREOTYPES• Reality TV enforces racial stereotypes
  11. 11. TRUST• Reality TV shows violate the public trust
  12. 12. APPEARANCES• Reality TV shows place unrealistic standards on physical attractiveness
  13. 13. CRUDITY• Reality TV is often inappropriate
  14. 14. CONCLUSION• Reality TV is here to stay
  15. 15. WORKS CITED• Images gathered from Google images• Hill, A. Reality TV, Audiences and Popular Factual Television. Chicago: Psychology Press, 2005. Print.

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