Does Reality TV Affect our Views about Surveillance?

By Akemi Iwaya on January 23rd, 2014

Reality TV is a very popular television genre right now, but has it had an unexpected impact on us beyond serving as mere entertainment at the end of the day? Is Reality TV ‘acclimating’ people to the concept of being watched and recorded to the point that constant surveillance by authorities, or others, is no longer a major concern to us? The Idea Channel discusses the topic in today’s video.

Does Reality TV Affect Our View On Surveillance? | Idea Channel | PBS Digital Studios [YouTube]

Akemi Iwaya is a devoted Mozilla Firefox user who enjoys working with multiple browsers and occasionally dabbling with Linux. She also loves reading fantasy and sci-fi stories as well as playing "old school" role-playing games. You can visit her on Twitter and .

  • Published 01/23/14
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