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1,252 wordsDON-RAY TV Violence on Children In the United States children watch an average of three to fours hours of television daily (Cantor & Wilson, 1984, p. 28). Television can be a powerful influence in developing value systems and shaping behavior. Unfortunately, much of today's television programming is violent. Studies of the effects of TV violence on children and teenagers have found that children may become insensitive to violence. Consequently, they tend to gradually accept violence as a way to ...
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2,179 wordsChildhood Obesity The latest surveys performed by many healthcare institutions including the Center for Disease Control, Nutrition Examination Surveys (NHANES), the National Health, and the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), obesity in the United States is a severe and mounting catastrophe. In the United States of America, nearly 320, 000 deaths a year are the direct consequences of the disorders caused by obesity. The fast growth of obesity indicates that there are a numerous a...
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1,204 wordsViolence on Television Since its introduction, television has increased in popularity to such an extent that the TV has become the electronic member of the family. The TV can hypnotize us and lure us into worlds of fantasy and adventure as we escape from our worries and cares. It can also inform us and bring us up to date on the latest news. The TV can be a teacher, a friend, and a source of knowledge and information, or it can have a negative effect on our behavior. No matter what effect televi...
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1,612 wordsIn society today, violence is any deliberate act involving physical force or the use of a weapon in an attempt to achieve a goal, further a cause, stop the action of another, act out an angry impulse, defend oneself from attack, secure a material reward, or intimidate others. Television is a display of violence. Although when first invented it was used as a family entertaining device, its purpose has been greatly altered. Now with over sixty channels to choose from, people of all ages can easily...
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1,809 wordsNowadays, the Television 2 Television Nowadays, the television is like a family member in most of the American families. The children are misguided by the television because of the sex and violence shown on it. Eventhough the television is a resource that can be use to educate and entertain people of all ages, television is a major drawback and misuse of technology. Television can be used to entertain peoples minds, and in the USA, the major use of television is entertainment. Programs like come...
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1,652 wordsDecember 8, 1999 COM 150 Final Exam Essay # 5: In what ways, and to what extent, has television transformed modern American culture? How is it likely to impact America in the future? Spokesmen for the broadcast industry have taken the position that violence on television has had no effect on the behavior of the viewer. However, considering that television is an industry that sells commercial time with the specific intent to influence the viewers purchasing behavior. Both broadcasters and media a...
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2,557 wordsIn today s modern world, children have access to many different forms of stimuli. Some of which are positive and some are negative. Television is a vary persuasive presence in children s lives. They spend many hours every week watching it, although patterns of viewing and program tastes changes as children grow older. Children often learn through observation and a large part of this process is learned while watching television. Because, much of the content on television is violent children s beh...
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628 wordsIn a time when millions of people are starving each year and thousands are killed in war zones, worrying about how much television we watch sounds like a stupid idea. Right? Well, that s what people all across North America are doing every day. In fact, there is a full week dedicated to the cause: National T. V-Turnoff Week. National T. V-Turnoff week is nothing more then a cry for attention by the middle class. The lower classes have their problems: starvation, health, shelter. You know, no big...
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2,073 wordsOur 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 Tel...
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Declaration Of Independence Watching Television
2,922 wordsJustify the Knowledge or It Will be Taught in Vain If you were to ask a teenager today if he or she would rather study or watch television, what do you think the answer would be? From what I have seen in myself when I was a teenager and in almost everyone that I meet, nobody would rather study. Todays fast food culture has sucked the beauty out of individual thought and the acquirement of knowledge. Schools give an insufficient amount of knowledge on a variety of different topics and sub-topics ...
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1,686 wordsIn this century, television was one of the great inventions. It gives people entertainment and provide them the updated news. Since television is so important and popular, every household at least has a television set. Watching television has become an important part of Americans daily life. People, especially children, enjoy watching television. Unluckily, many of todays television programs are violent. Since children spend an enormous amount of time watching television, this creates negative e...
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1,103 wordsIt often seems that anywhere you look, violence rearing its ugly head and sadly it plays a big part in many peoples lives. Violence can be found almost everywhere in the streets, back alleys, at schools, and even in the home. In fact, in almost all living rooms in homes across North America a television can be found and on it violent images are being shown. The television is the one that provides children with entertainment and knowledge they need and therefore they often believe anything and ev...
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2,059 wordsWhat has the world come to these days? It often seems like everywhere we look, violence rears its ugly head. We see it in the streets, back alleys, schools, and even at home. In the light of the Littleton, Colorado Columbine High shootings, the debate has grown over how media influences children and adolescents. There are many statistics that undeniably support the theory that media causes violence in young children. The entertainment industry insists that their publications (including TV, magaz...
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2,607 wordsDON-RAY TV Violence on Children Introduction In the United States children watch an average of three to fours hours of television daily (Cantor 038; Wilson, 1984, p. 28). Television can be a powerful influence in developing value systems and shaping behavior. Unfortunately, much of todays television programming is violent. Studies of the effects of TV violence on children and teenagers have found that children may become insensitive to violence. Consequently, they tend to gradually accept vio...
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