Reality tv dating affects on teens
As reality TV has become staple entertainment for young people and adults alike, tween and teen girls who regularly view reality TV accept and expect a higher level of drama, aggression, and bullying in their own lives, and measure their worth primarily by their physical appearance, according to The study found that the vast majority of girls think reality shows "often pit girls against each other to make the shows more exciting" (86 percent).
In a sense I want to draw a distinction between that sort of programme and some of the talent shows like Britain's Got Talent which has at least got an element of rewarding hard work.
Women are vicious to one another; the men are all 'bros' looking to exploit the women," says Michael Bronski, Professor of Practice in Media and Activism in Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality at Harvard University.
"These shows are really the underside of what we might consider the worst of heterosexuality, put up for entertainment." entertaining — particularly to women.
72 percent say they spend a lot of time on their appearance vs.
42 percent of non-viewers, while more than a third (38 percent) think that a girl's value is based on how she looks.