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Une télévision sous surveillance. Enjeux du panoptisme dans les « dispositifs » de télé-réalité

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La télé-réalité

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Les enfants de la télé-réalité - Cairn.info

Les enfants de la télé-réalité - Cairn.info | about reality tv | Scoop.it
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When Reality TV Gets Too Real - NYTimes.com

When Reality TV Gets Too Real - NYTimes.com | about reality tv | Scoop.it
Networks and producers have increasingly pushed the boundaries of television voyeurism as they seek new ratings hits, but at times this has proved problematic.
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The Rainbow That Follows ‘Jersey Shore By JON CARAMANICA

The Rainbow That Follows ‘Jersey Shore By JON CARAMANICA | about reality tv | Scoop.it

“Jersey Shore” was doing what reality TV had previously done only sporadically: shine a light on a genuine, region-specific American subculture. What years of strong ratings revealed, however, was that subculture was exportable.

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Television: Why Reality TV Is Good For Us

Stop whining about how prime time's hottest genre is destroying America, and enjoy some great television
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America's Reality-TV Addiction

America's Reality-TV Addiction | about reality tv | Scoop.it
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By Michelle Conlin Reality TV is hooking an über-demographic beyond Madison Avenue's wildest dreams: It includes both NPR listeners and NRA members, Prada PhDs and Blatz-swillers in Wranglers, greeters at Wal-Mart and professionals who can decipher Alan Greenspan-speak.

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3 Ways Reality TV is Exactly Like Disruptive Innovation

3 Ways Reality TV is Exactly Like Disruptive Innovation | about reality tv | Scoop.it

It seems America’s appetite for reality TV hasn’t yet curbed and possibly even continues to accelerate. Want proof? You know that show where people buy delinquent storage units “blind”, then rifle through them looking for valuable collectibles, antiques and other goods? Which one? you say, yeah, that’s my point; there are multiple series that fit that bill including Storage Wars, Auction Hunters and in a tangential way, Pawn Stars.


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Survival of the Pushiest - New York Times

Sitting in a CNN studio on Sunset Boulevard, Mark Burnett stretches back in a director's chair, half-smiling as Greta Van Susteren fires off a series of earnest questions about reality TV.
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Reality TV— A Brief History

Reality TV— A Brief History | about reality tv | Scoop.it

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The “Reality” of Media Effects

On your journey, you will visit basic concepts related to media and culture that reflect social scientific and social construction perspectives. After a discussion of types of media and various media theories, the chapter will offer you reality television and its representations and constructions of various cultures in order to further examine these theories. Media effects and media literacy are also discussed.

 

After your journey, you will be a better informed media consumer and media critic aware of various theories through which to view and understand the media to which you are exposed daily and its relation to culture.

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This article provides critical thinking on how media presents itself and persuades individuals to see a person, group, topics, etc. This will prove to be useful as it supplies the reader with definitions of the terms needed in the upcoming assignment.

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Reality TV Stars Often Suffer Enduring Trauma | TheWrap TV

Reality TV Stars Often Suffer Enduring Trauma | TheWrap TV | about reality tv | Scoop.it
"Shows open wounds that no one can suture, so you’re left to bleed to death."...
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THE MEAN WORLD EFFECTS OF REALITY TELEVISION: PERCEPTIONS OF ANTISOCIAL BEHAVIORS RESULTING FROM EXPOSURE TO COMPETITION-BASED REALITY PROGRAMMING

THE FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY
COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION
THE MEAN WORLD EFFECTS OF REALITY TELEVISION:
PERCEPTIONS OF ANTISOCIAL BEHAVIORS RESULTING FROM EXPOSURE
TO COMPETITION-BASED REALITY PROGRAMMING
By
KRISTIN MICHAEL BARTON
A Dissertation submitted to the
Department of Communication
In partial fulfillment of the
Requirements for the degree of
Doctor of Philosophy
Degree Awarded:
Spring Semester, 2007

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La télévision compassionnelle

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Why TV everywhere will kill what's best about TV

Why TV everywhere will kill what's best about TV | about reality tv | Scoop.it

There’s never been more video content to watch, or more ways of to watch it. That, says Jeremy Toeman, of Dijit Media, a big problem. In making TV infinite, we’ve lost its most potent benefit: escapism.


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Watch at your own risk: study finds reality TV heavier on aggression than fictional shows | Booster Shots | Los Angeles Times

Watch at your own risk: study finds reality TV heavier on aggression than fictional shows | Booster Shots | Los Angeles Times | about reality tv | Scoop.it
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Television Fledgling Keeps it Real NYTimes.com

Television Fledgling Keeps it Real NYTimes.com | about reality tv | Scoop.it
As “unscripted” series proliferate, reality shows are increasingly where the jobs are for those trying to break into the television business.
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Reality TV Is What We Make of It - Room for Debate

Reality TV Is What We Make of It - Room for Debate | about reality tv | Scoop.it
The goal for much of reality TV now is to push the envelope just enough to inspire a tut-tutting “talker” segment on the
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My Reality TV Addiction

My Reality TV Addiction | about reality tv | Scoop.it
Watching all this is lurid in a rubbernecking way. It engages a part of my brain that seems to like the base stimulation without much thinking. No lousy plots to follow. No bad acting. Just a fun-house mirror version of life.
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The Life Lessons Hidden in Reality TV

The Life Lessons Hidden in Reality TV | about reality tv | Scoop.it
Successful reality-TV shows are never about what they claim to be about. Once you realize that, there is much to be learned.

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Fantasies of Reality: Surviving Reality-Based Programming | the kitchen table

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Reality TV may shape the way girls think

Reality TV may shape the way girls think | about reality tv | Scoop.it
In the future, what will our well-dressed, mean girl leaders have in common? A childhood filled with a lot of reality television. A revealing survey released this week from the Girl Scout Research...
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Is Trash TV Bad For Women? A Producer’s Defense Of Celebreality

Is Trash TV Bad For Women? A Producer’s Defense Of Celebreality | about reality tv | Scoop.it
Jezebel is gossip, culture, fashion, and sex for the contemporary woman.
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Breakdowns, Suicides: The Dark Side of Reality TV -abc news

Breakdowns, Suicides: The Dark Side of Reality TV -abc news | about reality tv | Scoop.it
Some reality TV show contestants succumb to pressures of competition and fame.
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The "normal" narcissism of reality TV

The "normal" narcissism of reality TV | about reality tv | Scoop.it
Reality TV is entertainment, but what is it teaching?
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