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Teenagers learn about modern life through celebrity culture, says academic

Teenagers interested in celebrity culture are more likely to have a well-rounded knowledge of modern life and awareness of issues relating to politics, economics and the media, a leading Media Arts academic has said. Many intelligent young people have a desire to learn about celebrities' lives, which can help them develop informed opinions on topical debates such as the role of the media and the importance of good role models, he contends.
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