Research Paper On Reality Shows
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Anxiety Disorders on Television
Reality shows actually started on radio. Candid Camera was the first one on television. This genre exploded in the early days of television to the present. There are numerous so-called 'reality' shows on TV, some more real than others. This essay asks the question, are the many shows that emphasize anxiety disorders ethical? and does it make a difference if celebrities are in the cast? There are five sources listed in the bibliography of this three page paper.
Reality TV/Why We Watch
A 5 page research paper that discusses the appeal of reality TV. Three dating shows are profiled, ElimiDATE, Next and Flavor of Love. The writer argues these shows are, first of all, gossip carried to a new level, but also a means for viewers to make social comparisons that assess the courtship norms of society. Also, the writer argues that the norm portrayed by such programming is not working as the rules for dating in contemporary society are both muddled and too intense. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
Braxton Family Values, "A Diva's Dilemma"
This essay pertains to a reality show, Braxton Family Values, that focuses on the family of Toni Braxton. The action in the episode "A Diva's Dilemma" is summarized and the writer describes and discusses the interaction between the sisters. Four pages in length, two sources are cited.