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Does the highlighted sentence imply "most of the cases of the consumption of the sublime in the mass media are unreliable"?


Context:
According to Paul Crowther, the sublime in popular culture is experienced through the thrills generated by packaged horror although, as he notes, there is much that is inauthentic about the consumption of the sublime through the mass media... For Crowther, it was Burke’s claim that a major function of the sublime was to intensify the sense of being alive through the awareness of mortality that was to have continued relevance for contemporary culture.

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inauthentic, not unreliable.

It means not the real experience but a simulation or imitation or poor substitute.