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Wanted: a Code to Save Kids of Reality TV

July 22, 2009

Some people are so determined to have at least their 15 minutes of fame, they will do anything to get it.

Anything includes inviting the media into their homes and their private lives -- and exposing their children to the general public. As The Wrap’s expose on reality TV demonstrated, there are significant adverse consequences to children who are exposed in these situations.

While some very young children may find the initial exposure “fun” (after all, most children would jump at the chance to be on television), the real problem is that no one is looking out for these children’s interests in the long term. Read More