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‘The National Post’ debates ethics of kids on reality TV

The National Post furthers one of the debates sparked by the recent exploits of Falcon Heene, aka 'Balloon Boy', and his family. The Heenes, who starred in two episodes of Wife Swap and sought out their own reality show, are adding fuel to the fire of what The National Post calls 'kidsploitation.'
October 26, 2009

The National Post furthers one of the debates sparked by the recent exploits of Falcon Heene, aka ‘Balloon Boy’, and his family. The Heenes, who starred in two episodes of Wife Swap and sought out their own reality show, are adding fuel to the fire of what The National Post calls ‘kidsploitation.’

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Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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