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  • Television Addiction By Marie Winn
    753 words
    According to Rita Dove, the author of "Loose Ends", and "Television Addiction", by Marie Winn. Both authors often share the same the views about television. But television addiction is more expressed in Ms. Winn's essay. However, Ms. Dove speaks of a more personal experience with her daughter, and how the television is an issue in her household. Although, Ms. Dove says in her essay, "For years the following scene would play daily at our house: Home from school, my daughter would have her backpac...
  • Television Show Temptation Island A Couple
    492 words
    When it comes to reality based television shows, the only thing I want to know is where they get the word "Reality". The reason is that we only see what they want us to see, so we are not really seeing the big picture. (Dan Johnson) There is some controversy over reality based television shows. One thing that they are able to do is give you a chance to see how ordinary people in certain situations. The producer is the one who creates the situation, but how they react is the real thing. (Richard ...
  • Reality Television
    1,340 words
    Our Lives Benefited By Television Television has become an important part of our society. There are all types of genres ranging from informative cooking shows, to old classic reruns of I Love Lucy, to reality based programs. There are television shows for every occasion. Even when a person's schedule is full, he or she will always have time for a little television. Television serves us with many purposes including information, entertainment, reality and loss of reality. Information about varies ...
  • Johnson Comments On The Reality Television Programs
    1,359 words
    The newest of pop culture trends in American Television is Reality Television. With each new season of television, major broadcasting stations have a new reality program for the audiences of America. The ratings for these shows have been exceeding high. The American population reaction to these shows have been mixed. Some reactions have been on the negative end. While, others have chosen to approach the subject of reality television with a comical view. Finally, some have chosen to just blatantl...
  • Age Of Television
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    BY R SPILSBURY Critically examine the implications of the postmodern era on television viewing for its audiences. Postmodernism can be defined as having two meanings, firstly as a type of society (coming after the modern). Driven by the new age (information), encompassing the entire world diversifying through many sub-groups and sub-cultures. Secondly it can be used as a way of knowing the world, by its nature allows society to question the "truth" and the very perception of "reality". At its co...
  • Television Health And Age Television
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    Mass Media and Reality The media can be a powerful force in our society that is capable of influencing our thoughts, emotions, ideals, behavior, and perceptions of reality in many ways. Media in the form of television, music, and the internet have, "done much to shape the way our society is governed... (and has)... changed the way we live" (Jensen, 1998, pg. 1). In this sense, the mass media, especially television, offers various "definitions of reality... (that)... lead to perception of the 're...

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