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Do Reality Shows Exploit Addicts?

Fix video columnist Jane Velez-Mitchell says shows like Jersey Shore glamorize the "fatal disease" of addiction.

By Jane Velez-Mitchell

10/18/12

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Reader's Question: Is the portrayal of alcohol abuse on reality shows like Jersey Shore helpful, in that it puts the subject in the public eye? Or is it just exploitation?

[Jane is now exclusively answering your questions about addiction, recovery and the like. Send your questions to janevelezmitchell@thefix.com.]

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