Values Portrayed in the Media

It has been vilified as a threat to intelligence, and its viewers have been called voyeurs. But if reality television is really that bad, then why do we watch, and what could it mean for behavior?   E. Jaffe (2005).
The values portrayed in popular media may be a factor in the moral decline of our society.   The media’s mixed messages of sex, adultery, and lack of character does affect relationships and behavior.   Reality show actors wanting their 15 minutes of fame will do almost anything including being filmed in very compromising positions.   If you are 18 years and older you should have the right to watch whatever you would like.   Reality –based television has more than one definition they can be unscripted, drama, and comedy and have actual events.   The actors in these shows are ordinary people who have no acting skills.   Many actors of these shows have been found from online auditions or talent search scouting.   These are a series of shows that portray and sensationalize negative behavior and conflicts making these shows some of the most watched and successful.   These shows are also lucrative for the actors who can command up to $ 300.000.00 per season to act on cue.
Reality TV shows have been around for a several decades with favorite shows likes The Dating Game and Candid Camera. There are several types of reality shows to choose from such as competing game shows, documentary, makeover, renovation or hidden camera to name a few. There is a show for all genres and there is a reality show for everyone which makes them more popular with a social impact that it has had on our society.
The values shown in these programs may not be the values and morals of everyone watching.   Each person on these shows is different with their own set of values and morals.   These people are human beings and the more outrageous the show is the higher chances are that the show will continue.   These shows can have a profound effect on relationships are portrayed in these reality...