Is Reality TV Eroding Our Country’s Morals?
According to a University of Wisconsin study, we are what we watch, to a certain extent.
Researchers found too much reality TV can have a real impact on the viewer’s mindset.
People who frequently watch reality shows – like Jersey Shore, Keeping Up With the Kardashians, or the Real Housewives of Atlanta – get desensitized to all the back biting and bickering that the characters do in order to get ratings.
“We as a society have hit rock bottom.”
The findings showed that over time, people actually begin to see all the drama and extramarital affairs as being an everyday occurrence and a “normal part of life.”