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Unformatted text preview: TV Most responsible for this illusion of intimacy (Schickel argues)-breaking down the barriers between the well known and the unknown-offers close ups of celebrities, leading people to make assumptions about the character or celebrities Appropriative and Aggressive medium-that has breached the wall of polite convention separating performer and audience. Means there was a day before Media Explosion where there was a line between performer and audience but now TV (therefore media) is in our lives so much the line has blurred-this sets the stage for the unknown (fan) to exploit the known (celebrity) for their own fantasies-attempt assassination of Ronald Regan by John Hinckley who wanted to get the attention of Jodie Foster who he had fallen in love with her role in a movie.-Latina singer Selena shot and killed by her fan club president....
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- Spring '08