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Salon: JFK Jr. was the first reality TV star.

Salon: JFK Jr. was the first reality TV star.
Joan Walsh looks at JFK Jr.’s media-saturated life and death–plus other news-driven media events–and compares them to current examinations of “the blurred boundaries between news, entertainment and so-called reality TV.”

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  • Andy Dehnart is the creator of reality blurred and a writer and teacher who obsessively and critically covers reality TV and unscripted entertainment, focusing on how it’s made and what it means.


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