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  • Children Watch Tv
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    Children and Television Television affects children's lives. There are many facts to support this opinion. In the following paragraphs I will prove that TV affects children and their behavior. Also I will talk about things related to this topic. What children watch today affects their lives. Television has a powerful impact on everyone. Many people, even super stars like Madonna feel there children should not watch television. Many of today's youth and family programs include sexually promiscuit...
  • Impact Of Television Violence On Youth Behavior
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    Television violence affects kids Littleton, Colorado; Springfield, Oregon; Jonesboro, Arkansas; Pearl, Mississippi. These previously unknown suburban cities will forever be branded into our minds. These cities are linked by one devastating factor: young students firing upon fellow students and educators. The entire country is wondering what causes these young peoples violent shooting sprees. Although the events are too recent to fully understand their causes, we can try to understand what led to...
  • Television Programs For Children
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    Television is one of the greatest inventions to ever be created, or is it? As a child I always thought television was great. Television was amusing and brought entertainment to the comfort of households. Although, over the years, I've learned that television does more harm than good to people's lives. Television teaches young children bad habits and family values are weakened by peoples' interest in television. Many people grew up watching television ages ranging from one through twelve. Many of...
  • Educational Television Programs For Children
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    Positively Effects of Television Without a doubt, television is the central and principal form of communication in many people's lives. This form is most often exposed to a child who instantly becomes accustomed to its presence. Children are televisions largest audience, as Morris shows, "Children aged two to five look at the TV tube on an average of 28.4 hours a week; those between the ages of six and eleven average 23.6 hours a week". Television has played an important role in many children's ...
  • Violence On Television
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    Garmin McDowell Mr. Garrison English 11 May 8, 2000 Media Violence Psychological research has shown three major effects of seeing violence on television. The three major effects that many parents world wide fear are children may become More aggressive and behave in harmful or hazardous to others. Be less sensitive to the pain and suffering of others, and children may be more fearful of the world around them. Violent programs on television lead to aggressive behavior by children and teenagers who...
  • Acts Of Violence On Television
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    The commercial use of television began in 1946 and has continued to grow through the rest of the century. Television has changed how society spends its leisure time; how it feels about politics, how much people read, how its children are raised and how its culture is expressed (S 5 p. 701). The power that television has to influence people in various ways lies mainly in the fact that people spend a lot of time watching it (S 7 p. 8). So one can see why the type of programming being shown is so v...
  • Parents Television Violence
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    Audience: Parents Television Violence went to pick up my daughter from preschool today only to find out that she punched a little girl. She also kicked the teacher. I sat down with her and asked her why she hurt them. She said, 'I didn't hurt them I was using my powers. ' I wondered where she might be getting the idea that she had powers, and that it didn't hurt anyone when she used those powers. I thought back to the last few nights. The only different thing in her life was the new show Power P...
  • 200000 Acts Of Television Violence
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    Children are vulnerable and easily swayed by everything around them. Parents try to do everything in their power to protect their children from unhealthy environments. They child-proof everything, but they don't realize that thousands of strangers enter the home everyday... through the television. Television is in 98% of North American homes and the average Canadian child watches four hours of television every day. Most parents do not realize that their children are watching violence-ridden tele...
  • Television Effects Children The Most Influential Outcomes
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    Our generation has been raised in a technological advanced world and there has been definite controversy over many of these innovations that this new culture has brought. An innovation that has troubled the youth of America for many years is television. Although there is no certainty to eliminate this 'plug-in drug,' ; there are many ways to control and monitor your television as a parent. Children between two and eleven years of age watch an average of 25 hours of television a week. (Children's...
  • Exposure To Violence On Television Causes Children
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    Does Television Violence Have an Adverse Effect on Children? Most people read statistics like "Before the average American child leaves elementary school, he or she will have witnessed more than 8,000 murders on television" ("Does T.V. Kill?" ), and worry about the negative effect viewing violence on television will have on their children. Research into the effects of childhood exposure to violent television programming shows that there is cause for concern. Watching violence on television does ...
  • Television Violence Causes Viewers
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    Childrens T. V Watching Should be Limited. Violence on television, a controversial topic, is causing an uproar throughout the nation. Americans are frustrated, aggravated and now, even outraged from lack of social conscience in television programming. Research shows within an eighteen-hour period, viewers will witness approximately 1,846 violent scenes, in which 175 will result in fatalities and another 88 in homicides. Television violence has proven to be a harmful influence on children, adoles...
  • Television Violence
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    The issue of television violence and its influence on children's behavior troubles me. Television violence seems to be becoming abundant and violence seems to be increasing. This may be a dangerous form of entertainment, especially when young children become involved. The majority of television programs viewed by children contain large amounts of violence and inappropriate material. Children's vulnerability poses as the main problem due to desensitization. Psychologists's tidies report that chil...
  • Violent Television Programs
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    Effects of Television on Children Children are mainly exposed to television, television violence and television culture at home. Thus parents play a vital role in helping children to make sense of what they see on the television. These days television influences the lives of young children and it is only going to get worst with each passing year. It is very challenging for young children to make choices of what programs they should watch. Because of the lack of experience they need more help fro...
  • Effects Of Television Violence
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    Television is at the heart of American culture: its power and influence are unparalleled. Approximately two-thirds of Americans report that they get most of their information about the world from TV. Though influential, this phenomenon is relatively new. In 1956, only 4.6 million homes in the United States had television sets and no programming was available during many hours every day. By 1990, there were 92.1 million homes with TVs and the average viewer could select from approximately 30 chan...
  • Violent Television Programs For The Violence
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    Television programming today can be a powerful influence in developing value systems and shaping behavior (Bee, 1998: 261-262). Unfortunately, much of today's television programming is violent. For instance, the level of violence during Saturday morning cartoons is higher than the level of violence during prime time. There are about six to eight violent acts per hour during prime time, versus twenty to thirty violent acts per hour on Saturday morning cartoons ("Killing Screens", 1994). Also, wel...
  • Their Children Watch Television
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    Television is a major part of our everyday lives. A lot of today's society uses television as a form of entertainment. People, I believe, spend more time watching television than spending time with their families. I think this has become a huge problem in a lot of family households. Television sometimes takes the place of spending time with family members, it influences children, teens, and parents, and it also sometimes takes the place of everyday tasks. Families should spend more time communic...
  • Television For Many Hours
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    Wrong type of programming and too many hours watching television can cause negative affects on children for their mental and physical development. Children are being exposed to and influenced by the offensive and objectionable content that has become common on television nowadays. Most of the programs that contain violent and inappropriate scenes are shown during the day, so it is more likely for a child to watch. Viewing extreme violence and abusive content may prompt children to take up simila...
  • Learning Violence From Television
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    Television Made Me Do It! They lay quietly in the moist grass waiting for their plan to unfold. Their camouflage clothing helped them to blend into the scenery. No one would be able to see them until it was too late. The plan was quite simple but well thought out. They knew that it would work because they had seen similar ones work before. They both heard the warning signal at the same time. Now it would be just a matter of seconds until the enemy would be in sight. Bang! The first shot rang out...
  • Television With His Parents
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    Television Censorship Today censorship is a very hot topic among people of all ages. Some are for censorship and some are against it. When television networks air televisions shows or movies, they should not have to edit out the bad words. The television networks should have to edit out the bad material because young people around the world will think that it is ok for them to do and use the kind of material they are seeing on television. Some say that by showing violent shows or no editing out ...
  • Wrong Messages From The Violent Television Programs
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    The invention of television makes people's lives more convenient. Televisions provide people certain knowledge, recreation and entertainment. However, in recent years, our children have been facing some problems because of spending too much time watching television. These problems are not having enough time for learning, keeping away from being physically healthy and getting wrong messages from the violent television programs. As our children spend most of their time watching television, they do...

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