reality television: the “audiovisualization of shame.”

reality television: the “audiovisualization of shame.”
“Academia has tuned in to television, and it’s TV’s most of-the-moment shows that are garnering much of the interest,” the Los Angeles Times reports in a piece about academics’ focus on reality television and their evolving attitude toward the medium. The shows can be about the “‘audiovisualization of shame,’ which ‘challenges long-held assumptions about the boundaries of genre and representation’”, according to some scholars.

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