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Reality Television

I. Many sociologist and psychologists worry that reality television is having a dangerous effect on the American viewing audience. A. Psychologists study have shown that they believe that by watching reality television can be both a negative and positive effect on you. If we watch shows like American Idol, and Biggest Loser it will have a positive effect on you that if you put your mind to it, you can do it. The Biggest Loser teaches us on we can exercise, eat right and lose weight. But, then...

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Reality Television

Reality Television Description One of the most recent and freshest trends to come out of television is the phenomenon of "reality television". Spurred by trend setting programs like CBS's Survivor and MTV's The Real World, reality television was launched as a new genre. With such recent hits as Laguna Beach: The Real OC, Flavor of Love, and American Idol, reality television, as a genre and a staple of pop culture, has only begun to grow. In an analysis of various articles studied from The...

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The True Reality of Reality Television

Persuasion Essay - The True Reality of Reality Television The television was originally invented for communication purposes as well as education, so it is doubtful that Philo Farnsworth imagined his invention showing people eating bugs, finding husbands based on votes from viewers, or living on deserted islands. The newest fad in television programming is reality television and is evidently dominating the airwaves, appearing on many channels, every night of the week. The ratings constantly increase...

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The Reality of Reality Television

The Reality of Reality Television Jacqueline Knudsen ENG122: English Composition II Jenna Fussell February 2, 2013 The Reality of Reality Television Have you ever set there watching your favorite reality television show and wondered what effects it could have on you, your family or your friends? Truth is most people do not think about the effects television shows can have before watching them or allowing their children to watch them. This...

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Reality Television

Yoadin Lorenzo professor: Chroma English 1005 There is a new phenomenon taking over our television it is called the Kardashians. Whether you watch the show or not, you know they exist. Keeping up the the Kardashian is an American reality television series that premired on October 14, 2007. It follows the lives of the Kardashian/ Jenner family, including sister Kourtney, Kim, Rob and Khloe Kardashian. Other members of the show include Scott Disick, Bruce, Kris, Kylie and Kendall Jenner. The...

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Reality Television

2011 Deceptive Reality Television Unfortunately, today’s popular culture highly regards reality shows that are far from being real. Richard Huff’s title “Real or Not, It Doesn’t Matter” clearly states this fact; the public enjoys watching these shows, even though it knows that they are deceitful. Reality shows are fallacies, the work of the producers and editors, who work hard to make people believe that they are watching truthful situations. The impact of reality television on Americans is negative...

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What Is Reality?

What is Reality? What is reality? Everyone has his own opinion about this question. Einstein has mentioned that “Everyone sits in the prison of his own ideas.” (Einstein, p1) This is why people always hold onto what they believe is reality, and this finally lead to the formation of a mind-set. In my opinion, seeking reality means choosing perception and giving up prejudice instead of what we can accept. The film called The Truman show, which stars Jim Carrey, tells the story of a man to the whole...

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Breaking Reality (Evaluation Essay)

Breaking Reality Reality television has brought many different cultures and lifestyles into the limelight. TLC’s Breaking Amish has cast that light upon Amish youth and their desire to break out of their stereotypical molds. Once the young Amish decide to become “English” or break away from the Amish Church, they are usually shunned and become outcasts of society. Are these young Amish renegades promoting unhealthy lifestyles and giving the Amish Church a bad name? It can be deemed that...

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An Expectation and Its Reality

An Expectation and Its Reality The thought process is one of the main differences between human being and animal. People have the ability to think, to plan for their future in a specific way than animal. A state of the art building, music, designs of any kind, and assays show in the real world what the artist has been thinking in the abstract. People have that ability to conceive or image everything first in their mind, than try to accomplish what they have pictured in the abstract, where no...

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Case Study on Reality Tv Shows

popular reality television show gets about 7 million cell phone text messages each episode. At Rs 4 per SMS, that adds up to Rs 28 million per episode. Over a year (52 weeks), that is an astounding Rs 1,460 million. On a 50:50 split between the channel and the mobile operator, that works out to Rs 730 million to the channel. All that money from just one reality show. To get the SMSs in, they will motivate, inspire, incite, instigate and also lure you. All you people who vote/SMS for reality shows...

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