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From this morning’s New York Times:

While the cameras surround the flamboyant fringes, the rest of the country is on a different mission. Quietly and untelegenically, Americans are trying to repair their economic values.

David Brooks, 18 Oct 2011

tel·e·gen·ic
adj.,
Having a physical appearance and exhibiting personal qualities that are deemed highly appealing to television viewers. (cf. photogenic)

[τηλε -, at a distance (here relating to television) + -γενής, producer]

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