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  • Model A Talk Show
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    With talk shows ruling day-time television, people are left with little choice but to watch this humiliating form of entertainment. Turn the television on in the afternoon and you will find a large variety of talk shows to choose from. "Maybe weave become a nation addicted to hearing our neighbors's easy personal problems" (You 40). Personally, I feel it is both the lack of choice and the attraction to other peoples problems. Many of the topics on talk shows are degrading to our society. If pers...
  • Third Of The Major Talk Show Hosts
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    TALK SHOWS The television talk show is, on the face of it, a rather strange institution. We pay people to talk for us. Like the soap opera, the talk show is an invention of twentieth century broadcasting. It takes a very old form of communication, conversation, and transforms it into a low cost but highly popular form of information and entertainment through the institutions, practices and technologies of television. The talk show did not originate over night, at one time, or in one place. It de...
  • Education Through The Television
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    Education Through The Television " TV is justly called 'the boob tube'. ' I disagree, in my opinion, television has many positive and informational uses. Television is now being used more in school because it is proven that students remember and comprehend better than from a regular class lecture. Television has always been good for spreading the news of current world events but it is now being used for more educational and informational documentaries. Television is becoming more and more an edu...
  • Morning Television Programs
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    Censorship on Television Television, radio, and now even computers are growing as quickly as anyone can imagine. As these media sources expand there is a continued need for censorship. In this day and age television, being the least censored of the masses, should have certain simple and specific regulations set upon it. Television programs should be censored based on content, the time slot it will be showing, and the audience that will be viewing it. The first part of television that should be e...
  • Tv Show
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    Today in the television world, sitcoms are totally different from what it used to be, for example back in the day, people would have top rating TV shows, such as the Brady Bunch, I Love Lucy, The Partridge Family, and basically shows that would have morals and lessons to give to the public. Now a days, shows that are most watched would be Sex in the City, The Sopranos, Will & Grace, and sitcoms that would have plots about sex, drugs, interracial conflict, and things that wouldn't be appropriate ...
  • Effects Of Television Violence And Children
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    The effects of television violence and children can vary according to the child. There are various effects, both physical and psychological, that can occur. First of all, the child, through his years of watching television, may develop the concept that violence is a way to solve problems. The watching of these television shows is where most of the children pick up this aggressive mindset they have. It is to be said that eighty percent of what you learn when you are a child, is from what you see....
  • Television Addicts
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    It may be hard to admit, but television has become an intricate part of our everyday lives. People often find themselves sitting in front of the television screen for a longer period of time than ever before and this is due to the fact that television has evolved immensely over the past few years. Society is so addicted to television that it has become an issue. People are not aware of the dangers that television can inflict on the human mind and because of this people are becoming socially unpr...
  • Television Show Temptation Island A Couple
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    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 ...
  • Only Television Show
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    The television and music industry is one of the main industries of today. I chose to research the company BET (Black Entertainment Television). BET is the number one black television network on television today and it is the only television show that does not have any white announcers or white based shows, everything is based on blacks and what is going on today in the lives of Black people. BET is a show for the ages and what I mean by that is that you will only ever hear about teenagers and yo...
  • Tremendous Of A Change Television Programming
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    Comparing television today to television ten years ago, the changes become very clear when we start evaluating the evolution of programming shown on television. Looking at specific examples such as Married with Children or Simpson?'s, it is clear that no such television programming was available ten years ago. Ten years ago, we were more formal as people, we were less accepting and comfortable on certain issues, hence our television reflected our formality. However, times have changed, and so ha...
  • Open With Sex And Sexual Languages
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    Most parents want to do their best in talking with their kids about sex and sexuality, but often are not sure how to begin. Discussing sexual behavior early with your children will reduce the confusion and anxiety kids may feel about this subject, it may also teach them how to protect themselves and to care for their body. Teaching your children about sex demands a gentle, continuous flow of information that should begin as early as possible. These open discussions about sex are sometimes very h...
  • Television In Fact In Some Ways Tv
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    Those who proclaim that television is harming society may be too quick to judge television, in fact in some ways TV can help society. One only has to look at programs such as America's Most Wanted and Unsolved Mysteries, they may often be on the corny side, however America's Most Wanted has helped authorities capture many wanted fugitives. News programs have gotten more and more graphic in recent years, but the amount of information given on the news has increased substantially as well. As a nat...
  • Drinks Through The Entire Movie
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    Bugs Bunny and the Marlboro Man How often do you watch television and not see violence, smoking, and drinking? Not very often. Everyday you watch television, and everyday you see one of these acts. You are not the only one who sees this, your children do, too. Every time you turn on the television to watch the news, a cartoon, a movie, or your favorite television series, you see something that is wrong with the world. Even if the shows you are watching don't show the bad things in the world, the...
  • Education Content In Children Television
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    The Impact Of Television Since the beginning, there have been mixed reactions to television and it was E.B. White who wrote 'I believe that television is going to be the test of the modern world, and in this new opportunity to see beyond the range of our own vision, we shall discover either a new and unbearable disturbance of the general peace or a saving radiance in the sky. We shall stand or fall by television, of that I am sure. ' (Murray 7) White was correct, it would either be beneficial or...
  • Television Harmful To Children
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    Is television harmful to children I think television is harmful to children, but I mostly think that it isn't. There are many shows and movies on television that are harmful to children, but there are also many television shows and movies that are not. The biggest influence that television has on children is the violence. Many people think that kids do violent things because they see it on television. For example, I read that one child started to kick his brother because he saw it on television ...
  • Television Newsweek Show
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    The golden age of television is a time when television united the nation as a whole. It reflected the way of living for a majority of Americans. The standard way Americans lived during this era involved a strong sense of values and morals. The structures and relationships of television linked people to a community and that fulfilled their social nature. The viewers of television in the fifties and sixties held similar beliefs to what the sitcoms portrayed. The programs that were available to vie...
  • Black Entertainment Television
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    Have u ever thought about African Americans invalid with television If not in this report you will learn about how African Americans have influenced television. You will learn about television shows that have effected television and also just certain people that have effected television also. Commercial television was born in 1948 as each of the three major networks, ABC, CBS, and NBC, began broadcasting. 1948 was also a great year in African American history with the desegregation of the United...
  • Television Show
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    Can you imagine the actual number of people who watch T.V. People spend more time before the television, than any other thing. Nowadays, even children, to be more specific, toddlers spend most of their time watching T.V. Shouldnt they be playing with their toys inside or outside, playing in the yard, going to the park for a walk or to play on the swings and slides Dont you remember when you were young when your parents took you to the park All kids went to the park, but nowadays, the park has be...
  • Jim Hensons Humor
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    Jim Henson was born on September 24, 1936, in Greenville, Mississippi. He moved to Maryland in fifth grade and throughout his childhood had a strong interest in both art and television. His grandmother was very supportive of his interests and constantly encouraged him to use his imagination. In 1954 Jim started in television performing puppets on a local channels Saturday morning program. The next year, while studying at the University of Maryland, he was given a five-minute show called Sam and ...
  • Rating Of The Show
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    Censorship has recently been brought to the American public television in two different ways. One being $1 billion in airtime purchased by the Office for National Drug Control and the other method being through a small chip inside all new television sets. In 1997, congress approved a $1 billion plan by the Office for National Drug Control to buy Network advertising time at a reduced rate. (Forbes 1) This is a five-year plan that legally requires any network that participates a dollar-for-dollar ...

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