The Effects of Reality Television Show to the Mass Communication Students of Far Eastern University

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The Effects of Reality Television Show to the
Mass Communication Students of
Far Eastern University

A Thesis Presented to
The Faculty of the Department of English
Far Eastern University
Nicanor Reyes St., Manila

In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Course
English II

Go, Jerome
Punsalang, Mary Justinne
Recio, Maecy Joy
Toledo, Leah Faith

MC1123
October 5, 2012

Chapter 1
INTRODUCTION

A. Background of the Study
According to Ilda (2011) on her post to the website to Get Real Philippines!, Filipinos in general have the desire to be on a permanent state of euphoria or at least with being supposed to be a happy-go-lucky society no matter what circumstances they are in. Happy-go-lucky is a
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Behavioral coping ability b. Emotional coping ability

C. Significance of the Study
If the researchers succeed to get reliable results from the experimentation, the study will determine the effects, positive or negative, of Pinoy Big Brother: Teen Edition 4 to the Mass Communication students of Far Eastern University. If in case the results proved that there are negative effects Pinoy Big Brother: Teen Edition 4 caused the respondents, the researchers may include in the study suggestions for the improvement of the show. An example is having the appropriate classification of the series.

D. Scope and Delimitation
The respondents of the study are limited to the twenty-nine (29) randomly selected second year to fourth year Mass Communication students of Far Eastern University. When it comes to the effects to the respondents, only the behavioral and emotional coping ability will be observed. Moreover, even if Pinoy Big Brother has many seasons, the study will only base on the fourth teen edition of the series.
Pinoy Big Brother: Teen Edition 4 will be the independent variable. On the other hand, the effects to the students’ behavioral and emotional coping ability will serve as the dependent variable.

E. Materials and Methods

The data that will be used in this study will be the collected results from the questionnaires or

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