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Monday, December 7, 2009

Have Reality TV Creators Finally Gone Too Far?

In creating "Jersey Shore" and "Find My Family" reality tv types seem to have crossed some lines. And we thought there weren't any more lines to be crossed. MTV, which is premiering "Jersey Shore," has already run into trouble with advertiser Domino's Pizza and groups representing Italian-Americans. And ABC's "Find My Family," a show about adoptees in search of their biological roots, seems to have run into what looks like a buzzsaw of complaints from adoption advocates. Read more in a New York Times article by Edward Wyatt.

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