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  • Violent Tv Show
    530 words
    When a normal person watches a TV show, they do not go out and commit a violent act the next day. The content of violence on TV should not be reduced. TV violence should stay because people are not required to watch TV, because the United States remains a free country, and because children are smart enough to distinguish between fantasy and reality. People have the power to watch TV when they want to. Nobody is forced to observe a violent scene when it happens on TV. Humans have the right to cho...
  • Front Of The Tv For Several Hours
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    Effects of TV on Children Sitting in school, many children wait anxiously watching the clock. When the class is finally over, off they go, to their homes. Having nothing more exciting to do, they will sit in front of the television until their mums pulls them away for dinner. This is an all to familiar scenario in many Australian homes today. What many people don t realize are the problems that can develop from young children watching too much TV. Many emerging dilemmas are resulting from this c...
  • Watch Reality Tv
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    Is there too much reality TV? On the other hand shows like big brother only occur for a certain part of the year, however when big brother is on it is on for a long time therefore it consumes a lot of TV airtime. Even so a lot of the British public enjoy big brother and text in there votes every week. It might also be argued that people only watch reality TV because there is nothing else on TV at these times. On big brother alcohol is the most comely drunk beverage no one drinks water when there...
  • 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 ...
  • Criticism Of Tv
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    According to Douglas Rushkoff's in his article Hating What Sucks, Beavis and Butt-head are media critics, instructing viewers on how to criticize music videos. I believe the way Beavis and Butt-head go about their criticism and commentary is undermining our value system. In TV's Anti-Families: Married... with Malaise, Josh Ozersky states "no one who watches TV is going to stop because they see TV criticized". He goes on to say that we feel flattered by this criticism and continue watching televi...
  • Result Of Violence On Tv
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    Bud... Weis... Er!" This is a phrase that teenagers hear everyday. Where do they hear this? They hear it on TV. It is a phrase used in a commercial for beer. This phrase is used to attract people's attention including teenagers. This is one of many problems with TV these days. TV teaches teens the wrong material. Some of the other problems with TV include violence and dialogue. When it comes to commercials on TV, people think of the cola wars between Pepsi and Coca-Cola, or maybe they think of t...
  • Tv Show
    970 words
    Effects of TV on Children Joe is sitting in school watching the clock. The teacher is talking to the class but Joe just can't wait to get home. When the bell finally rings, he runs out of the classroom all the way home. After getting home, he runs to turn on the TV. Having nothing more exciting to do, Joe will sit in front of the television keeping him from doing his homework until his mom calls him for dinner. This is an all to familiar in many American homes today. What many people don't reali...
  • Popular Brands Like Ti Vo And Replaytv
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    We have all at some time or another missed a show we have wanted to see. Things such as work and school get in our way of watching our favorite shows. Shows that we have watched religiously. Ten years ago, if you knew you were about to miss a show, you would leave the TV on the channel you need to watch, and you would set the VCR timer to the appropriate time. This was and is not the most fun and easy thing to do. At the most, you would want to do this once a week as a maximum. Did you ever have...
  • Show About Family Life
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    TV Shows and Real Life TV shows are probably the primary source of entertainment for the average American. Most of them run from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. with reruns starting at 5 p.m. We watch them because they give us something to do, a way to relax, something to help pass the time. We all watch different shows, some people like " Married... with Children', some are repulsed with it, but like to watch 'HomeImprovement', what draws particular crowds to certain shows? How do these shows portray the ave...
  • Love Lucy Lucille Ball
    351 words
    I love Lucy Leave It to Beaver Honeymooners Superman Quiz shows! Leave it to Beaver contributed to the notion of the perfect Fifties family. Parents never raised their voices or were too busy for the kids. Dad didn't work late. Mom, well, poor Mom seemed obliged to remain perfectly coifed and dressed regardless of task. Dusting, vacuuming, cooking. No matter. She always had a dress and her heels on. What they never showed was Mom ironing which must have been a daily ordeal to keep all those nice...
  • Your Views On Tv
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    In this essay I am going to express my views on the bad aspects of TV, and explain what they are. Possibly, this essay may change your views on TV and how it is used. The truth is that most TV shows suck. This is especially true in so-called situation comedies. The reason they have to add that stupid laugh track is so you know what part is supposed to be funny. If you " ll notice, the funniest and most successful shows don't usually have laugh tracks, such as The Simpsons, because it's a good en...
  • Act Violent Towards Their Friends And Family
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    Violence on Television: How It Affects Today's Youth Part I Introduction My partner and I are both seniors attending High School. This upcoming summer will be my third year life guarding at the Columbian Swim Club, in Union. My partner has worked in the building next door, the Boys & Girls Club, for the past two years. Both of our jobs are centered on children. We work with them on a daily bases and know a lot about their actions. As a result, we chose to do our project on a topic relating to to...
  • Tv Ads For Cars
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    The book As Seen on TV by Karal Ann Marling, is a fascinating study into television and its influence it had on America in the 1950's. There are many concepts, which are studied in detail proving the pull and push the TV "images" had on the entire U.S. culture. At the time, anyone of importance on TV was a sudden person of influence and impression. Mamie Eisenhower, wife of president Ike, with her public notoriety and respect started trends that would last for years. In 1953 at Ike's inauguratio...
  • Survivor Show
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    Reality Television It gives us an escape, as we are snuggled deep in the folds of fluffy recliners in our comfortable homes, we watch, enchanted, as people supposedly a lot like us eat rats in the race for survival. People tune in to Survivor to see who was the most deceptive, who would conquer the physical challenges and who would have to abide by the tribe's decision, pack it up and head home. Our love affair with reality TV is heightened this winter with contestants from the Tristate on at le...
  • Tv Violence Causes Children
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    A major topic of conversation nowadays is whether or not voile nce on television causes children to bahave more violently. Shortly after I began to research this topic, I realized that it is not a clear cut issue. Evidence can be easily found to support each position. In the following essay I will examine the different positions that can ba taken on this topic and try ro form my own view on the affect violent TV has on children. The first position I will examine is the one in which it is believe...
  • Tv Back In The 50's And 60's
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    The golden age of television began in the early 1950's when I was just a child. Some of the TV programs that were popular then are still shown in syndication on TV today on channels like the TVL and channel and the Turner Broadcasting Station (TBS). There is almost no comparison between what was aired then and what we see on television now. TV back in the 50's and 60's was innocent and predictable, entertaining, and memorable. After all, there was not much else to do back then after the sun went...
  • One Tv Show
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    The one part of the media that has every one hooked is the television. Many people read magazines or listen to the radio, look at newspapers but the TV has them all beat. It is probably the most influential invention out there next to the telephone because it is the number one source of news and entertainment. Something good about the media is that they do let us know what is going on in the world even if it is a half-truth. Have you ever rushed home from work or school to watch your favorite TV...
  • Aeur The Truman Show
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    To Whom It May Concern: There are many programs that have made it to our TV screens over the past few years as the ever-growing popularity of reality TV continues to be a demand but ^aEUR~The Truman Show, has pushed the limit of reality and unreality too far. Watching a person that doesn, t even know he is being watched in an environment too made up to be real is just not exposing the problems in real life that may occur to a normal person such as unemployment, no education, no family and no fin...
  • Bus Stop The Only Reality Tv Show
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    Spencer Marte Mr. T. D'Orazio Academic Writing February 4, 2003 Reality? TV. Television has come to a new low. Reality TV rakes in the money for television stations while demeaning America's public. It is amazing that people are still tuning in to shows like Joe Millionaire, Survivor and The Osbournes. Sure a look into the lives of celebrities is always fun but these other shows are regular Joes (no pun intended) in a different environment, yet people are still interested. It seems as though the...
  • Waltons Tv Family
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    Americas TV Role Model What America needs is a family like The Waltons, not families like The Simpsons – at least according to President George Bush. A strange remark, given that one does not normally expect the President of the United States to pass judgments on television dramas like The Waltons, let along cartoon shows like The Simpsons. The producers of The Simpsons were quick to respond, by making Bart Simpson remark that the Simpson family was really just like the Walton's family ...

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