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In TV land, Hollywood, Nashville, even the NFL, NBA, pro hockey, NASCAR, and baseball, ratings mean money. Why should we ever doubt that most of what we see and read is hype? Just look at the headlines of the National Enquirer or the British tabloids--they are "teasers" trying to get us to buy the magazine while waiting in the supermarket checkout line....Pro wrestling is the most obvious example of staged fights and feuds, but it is no different in sports, TV talk shows (e.g. Jerry Springer) and politics....
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