Switched At Birth S4 E13: Realistic Depiction of Finding Out Your Baby Has Down Syndrome

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Switched at Birth-Season 4 Episode 13: Realistic Depiction of Finding Out Your Baby Has Down Syndrome

Importance of Diversity in Television Programming

When you turn on the television, much of the shows that are trending today are reality shows full of verbal noise, devoid of intelligence or relevance to actual life. It has come to a point that if you actually see something realistic that occurs on a reality show, one refers to it as “real” Reality TV. If you ever catch yourself saying something similar, it gives moment to ponder just how scripted Reality TV actually is. The amount of viewership of reality shows reveal that people are genuinely interested in the human experience and not just any experience but the experiences of others. Watching others how they behave and react to situations around them gives an experience of being able to partake in the feelings that are displayed, kind of like a weird and unintended form of empathy for viewers. This is where diversity in television programming is important in being able to speak to the human experience whether it is fictional or not. Diversity is used in the context to explain how we all vary from one another, the truth is this: we all are the same as much as we are all different, simultaneously. Similarity and difference are contingent and rely on the other in order to co-exist. Continue reading “Switched At Birth S4 E13: Realistic Depiction of Finding Out Your Baby Has Down Syndrome”

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