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Education Through The Television
344 wordsEducation 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...
Possibilities Of Interactive Multimedia Technology To Television
2,906 wordsAbstract The Web and the Internet are the latest technologies to be harnessed by companies trying to develop interactive television. This paper reviews the efforts of technology companies and broadcasters to combine television and the Web in their products and activities, and how users are already using them both at home. It reviews some research on the way that TV and the PC / Internet are used at home, and suggests some way that the Web could be integrated with television use. Unlike earlier i...
One Way Relationships With The Television
584 wordsIn an article ' The Plug-In Drug ' the author Marie Winn discusses the bad influence of television on today's society. Television is a ' drug ' that interfere with family ritual, destroys human relationships and undermines the family. Marie Winn claims that television over the years have effected many American family life. Since television is everyday ritual, many American tend to spent more time with television than they do with their family and this result in unhealthy relation in family. She ...
274 wordsReligion is the Opiate of the Masses There was once a great philosopher who stated that religion is the opiate of the masses. i believe that this holds true even today. Except what keeps people in a daze is television. Television is rarely used for any good today, for example, do you really think that full house is an intellectual stimulus? hell no. TV is designed to be brain candy for the weak-minded and ignorant. The internet is more useful and I might add, stimulating. This is a medium in whi...
Tv Television Addiction
1,099 wordsTV Addiction Marie Winn makes a convincing argument that watching too much television can be considered an addiction. Television has become a way of life for most families. Television viewing is so overwhelmingly prevalent nowadays that living without TV is often considered an extreme deprivation. TVs are everywhere, whether you are in a hospital, auto shop, or in the dentist's office, there's always a television by the waiting area. It's a useful tool to help you from the boredom of waiting. Su...
Usage Of Profane Language
1,098 wordsProfane language is used once every six minutes on network television shows, every two minutes on premium cable shows, and every three minutes in major motion pictures, according to a new study by the Centre for Media and Public Affairs. Upon learning this information, one would make the assumption that profanity is another common attribute to our daily lives, such as brushing our teeth. But what is profane language Webster's dictionary defines it as being "the condition or quality of being prof...
412 wordsIS TELEVISION GOOD OR BAD Television is not a bad thing, but in fact is a resource that can be used to educate and entertain people of all ages. There are many programs on television, which do not educate, because everyone needs to be entertained. I feel that television is a resource that is not used to the full extent that it could be. Television programs that educate are scarce and those that do educate are often on during the day when children are at school. Television stations should organis...
Television With His Parents
598 wordsTelevision 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 ...
Postman's Theories To Television
2,473 wordsIn Chapter 8 of his book Amusing Ourselves to Death, Neil Postman talks about the phenomenon of religious programming on television. He concludes that there are several characteristics of television and its surround that converge to make authentic religious experience impossible. (p. 118) I believe that though it's not explicitly stated, the concept of boundaries which I have been discussing is an essential element of his argument. He says that there is no way to consecrate the space in which a ...
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