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Reality television : guilty pleasure or positive influence? / Tyler Stevenson.

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Summary:

"Reality television grew to massive popularity in the early 2000s, as the medium exploded into what it is today. It seems as if every channel now has multiple reality programs, broadcasting for hours each day. Readers discover the roots of this genre and the controversies surrounding it. Presented alongside the main text are detailed charts and in-depth sidebars to educate readers about one of the most popular genres in television. The question of whether reality television can ever be more than just a guilty pleasure is also addressed, and readers are prompted through discussion questions to form intelligent opinions about it." --Provided by Publisher.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker County Library 791.456 ST84r 2020 (Text) 37814003305639 YOUNG ADULT - NEW Book System_Only_3months 01/20/2021 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781534567009
  • ISBN: 9781534567634
  • Physical Description: 104 pages : Illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Lucent Press, an imprint of Greenhaven Publishing LLC, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Portions of this book originally appeared in reality TV by Shannon Kelly.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 86-92) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: A dominant force in television -- Defining reality television -- Why is Reality television popular? -- Start getting "real" -- Positives and negatives -- Reality television in the future.
Summary, etc.:
"Reality television grew to massive popularity in the early 2000s, as the medium exploded into what it is today. It seems as if every channel now has multiple reality programs, broadcasting for hours each day. Readers discover the roots of this genre and the controversies surrounding it. Presented alongside the main text are detailed charts and in-depth sidebars to educate readers about one of the most popular genres in television. The question of whether reality television can ever be more than just a guilty pleasure is also addressed, and readers are prompted through discussion questions to form intelligent opinions about it." --Provided by Publisher.
Subject: Reality television programs > Juvenile literature.
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