SUM&RESP he case for reality tv what snobs don't understand

SUM&RESP he case for reality tv what snobs don't understand

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Ashlee Chang Jennifer Gianunzio 11/10/10 English 100 Summary Response “The Case for Reality TV: What the Snobs Don't Understand” Michael Hirschorn Michael Hirschorn, an executive vice president for original programming and production for VH1, challenges the snobs who insult reality programs with supporting points that reveal the underlying benefits of this genre of programming. Reality television shows are essential in the production of scripted films. Because production costs are anywhere from a quarter to a half of the production costs compared to scripted films, this saved money is then contributed in producing expensive scripted films. Despite the low production costs, reality television has proved to be very popular, reaching out to many diverse viewers, sexually, generationally, ethnically, and economically. Critics argue reality television shows don't have much to offer besides brainless entertainment, but Hirschorn has a different position. He believes these shows offer lessons, morals, symbolism, and emotional experiences that people can comprehend and
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This note was uploaded on 06/08/2011 for the course ENGL 101 taught by Professor Giawanz during the Spring '11 term at CSU Long Beach.

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