Reality TV Turns Confident Teen Girls Into Real Housewives

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No matter how awful reality TV might be, it can always be defended as cheap, harmless fun. At least, "cheap fun:" Deadline reports that a recent study conducted by the Girl Scout Research Institute found that teen girls who watch a lot of reality programming "accept and expect a higher level of drama, aggression, and bullying in their own lives, and measure their worth primarily by their physical appearance." Hey parents, you know that PBS is free, right?

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