“reality TV” on “banished words” list.

“reality TV” on “banished words” list.
Lake Superior State University has released its annual “List of Words Banished from the Queen’s English for Mis-Use, Over-Use and General Uselessness,” and it includes “reality TV” and “reality-based TV.” “Nine-eleven” and “bring the evil-doers to justice” are among the other words (er, phrases) on the list.

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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.