frankenbite
 n.— «Frankenbite…An edited reality show snippet, most often found in contestant testimonials, that splices together several disparate strands of an interview, or even multiple interviews, into a single clip. A frankenbite allows editors to manufacture “story” (see definition below) efficiently and dramatically by extracting the salient elements of a lengthy, nuanced interview or exchange into a seemingly blunt, revealing confession or argument. While the frankenbite’s origins certainly don’t reside in reality TV, this is a reality show editor’s most potent tool for manipulating viewer perception of a contestant.» —“Realityspeak: Reality television has developed a nomenclature all its own” by Kevin Arnovitz National Post (Can.) Oct. 16, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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