Slate’s Daniel Gross examines, in great detail, Donald Trump’s slide, arguing that The Apprentice mogul “has engaged in increasingly strange publicity stunts that don’t bring him any income at all and that may end up costing him money.” His newest embarrassment might be Trump University, first revealed by The Smoking Gun last August. The online-only school “is not accredited,” as MTV reports. Slate’s Gross notes that it “will offer neither degrees nor grades.” However, he writes that, ultimately, “Trump’s desperation is almost as compelling as his success.”
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Andy Dehnart’s writing and criticism about television, culture, and media has appeared on NPR and in Vulture, Pacific Standard, The Los Angeles Times, and other publications. He has covered reality television for more than 18 years, and created reality blurred in 2000.
A member of the Television Critics Association who serves on its board of directors, Andy, 41, 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. Learn more about reality blurred and Andy.