writer’s strike might be thwarted by reality TV.

writer’s strike might be thwarted by reality TV.
Looking back at the 1988 writer’s strike, the effect of which was minimized by newsmagazine shows, The New York Times reports that “network ratings are expected to be less vulnerable to a strike” because of the current reality TV trend.

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Andy Dehnart is a journalist who has covered reality television for more than 15 years and created reality blurred in 2000. A member of the Television Critics Association, his writing and criticism about television, culture, and media has appeared on NPR and in Playboy, Buzzfeed, and many other publications. Andy, 36, also directs the journalism program at Stetson University in Florida, where he teaches creative nonfiction and journalism. He has an M.F.A. in nonfiction writing and literature from Bennington College. More about reality blurred and Andy.