When “Reality” TV Tries to Alter the Reality of You

Here's a sad story about a family participating in an segment of ABC's PrimeTime Live . The segment was supposedly about different family dynamics, comparing and contrasting them. But it seems ABC's "journalist" (I refuse to use this term without the quotation marks, considering their tactics) had already made up her mind about these families, and tried to make them play into the ugly caricatures she had in her own head.A "typical Roman Catholic family," the Farinholts, was deceived into … [Read more...]