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red light syndrome

red light syndrome
 n.— «The “red light” syndrome: It is awfully easy to fall in love with the camera and work hard to get as many interviews as possible. Unfortunately, in American TV the way to get lots of “air time” is to be provocative and critical.» —“Armchair Generals” by Perry Smith Wall Street Journal Apr. 17, 2003. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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