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January 17, 2008

Reality TV 101

From Donald Trump's board room to Survivor's tribal council, reality TV has become a cornerstone of entertainment. And now, with the ongoing writers' strike, networks are flooding the airwaves with more of the inexpensive, unscripted programming. At the University of Minnesota, communication studies professor Laurie Ouellette has recently released a book arguing that reality TV is a powerful new form of self-education.

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