Does Reality TV Affect Our View On Surveillance? | PBS Idea Channel

Does Reality TV Affect Our View On Surveillance? | PBS Idea Channel
Does Reality TV Affect Our View On Surveillance? | PBS Idea Channel
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The "Reality TV" genre is mega popular, a massive cultural force, even though it's not really "reality." Contrived situations and manipulated scenarios make these shows entertainment rather than documentation, but they still feature real people who are willing to have their lives recorded. As a culture, we've become accustomed to watching people, but how does that affect our ideas about being watched, especially given the recent NSA controversies?

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