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Conversely, I am convinced this is not true because television has numerous informational benefits to the society whereas the program to watch mainly is the selection of the viewer.
Many people think the current television’s programs are too violent for the growing children, where while growing up tend to believe that is how life is and especially when interacting with fellow peers. In addition, they also state that, it also encourages laziness and sedentary life because it is a passive activity. Hence, increasing cases inactive related illnesses like obesity, which leads to diabetes (Debate.org). Additionally, some people have also strongly believed television usually desensitizes children due to its continuous reporting of atrocity and other similar incidences news like terrorism. Therefore, they grow up knowing that the best way to draw attention from the people, which is via committing a crime. However, television is extremely beneficial to the people inclusive of the children where the violent that many people argue to be harmful, recent studies have confirmed the contrary (Debate.org). I do support these studies because certain levels of violence especially that found in children’s games, normally aids them to grow and be positively aggressive in life. Contending that television encourages laziness, and sedentary lifestyle among its viewers is not true, because being active in life is a personal choice. Therefore, I totally disagree with what numerous people’s argument that television influences society negatively (Mag). This is because people have the choice to make regarding, which programs to watch besides ensuring their children are viewing the right content. Television is a remarkably informative tool especially to the society where its right usage normally transforms people’s characters positively. For illustration, people can watch spiritual, motivational and personal development
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In other ways, television has become addictive and provided programing which is a massive waste of time. Our children are becoming obese because they spend far too much time in front of it. When coming to an appropriate opinion about the importance of television in today's society, we must balance between the positive and negative aspects of this omnipresent device.
According to the paper television, which was referred as a “vast wasteland” long time ago, together with the other media overloads us with tons of useless and delusive information daily. The flow of information in the modern world is so varied and contradictory that all the efforts to realize and apprehend it are beyond the power of an individual and leads to stresses and uncertain decision making.
Research on children in violent areas and other countries that are ridden with violence shows that more children who children in violent areas have a tendency to take matters in their hands to clear the situations in which they find themselves.
The topic under consideration is mass media and its negative influence. Mass media is developing fast, thus the problem of negative influence of mass media is very relevant and actively studied. The given paper will list the negative effects of mass media and explain the reasons why they occur.
Receipt of an initial credit account is essentially a form of formal economic status recognition. On the other hand it has developed a trend of maintaining social attitude under which the burden on today's American working class society is getting higher and higher.
Studies estimate that the average child spends 900 hours in school and nearly 1,023 hours in front of a TV in a year. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), kids in the United States watch about 4 hours of TV a day (Gentile and Walsh 157-178).
Television commercials take a huge role to reflect and create gender-stereotyped roles, and these roles change perpetually over time. In addition, two commercials from the same company but different eras were reviewed and criticized gender roles and traits.
The author of the paper suggests that the society also has the rich and literate people who appreciate the advertisements as they are informed of the current or new products in the market. Furthermore, advertisements are for willing people, nobody is forced to seek services or products in the adverts.