Publicized Intimacies on Reality Television: An Analysis of Voyeuristic Content and Its Contribution to the Appeal of Reality Programming

@article{Baruh2009PublicizedIO,
  title={Publicized Intimacies on Reality Television: An Analysis of Voyeuristic Content and Its Contribution to the Appeal of Reality Programming},
  author={L. Baruh},
  journal={Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media},
  year={2009},
  volume={53},
  pages={190 - 210}
}
  • L. Baruh
  • Published 2009
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media
  • Given that reality television is not a cohesive genre, a better understanding of the frequently noted voyeuristic appeal of reality programs would require an analysis of content features that may contribute to their voyeuristic appeal. A survey administered to television viewers and a content analysis of reality programs support hypotheses regarding the voyeuristic appeal of reality programs in general, and suggest that scenes which adopt a “fly on the wall perspective,” take place in private… CONTINUE READING
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