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    Television and Fun

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    A few decades ago television consisted of a small number of channels, today however there are more different channels than one can watch in a full day. Because a media company’s number one goal, like every other corporation, is to earn the largest profit possible, media companies use segmentation to target niche audiences. Moreover, fragmentation—the large increase in the number of channels—has also created niche audiences. So, what’s the big deal with fragmentation and audience segmentation? By

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    Television debuted to the masses of the United States at the 1939 World Fair held in New York City when RCA head David Sarnoff showcased the TRK-12 which was the first set available for purchase by the public. Sarnoff also headed the group that began television network broadcasts by granting rights to the newly created NBC for coverage of the opening ceremonies and events of the fair and eventually a regular schedule of broadcasts that would consist of 2 hours in the afternoon and roughly an hour

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    that everything related to watching television carries more harm than good. Is not a secret that today 's TV shows programs over the past years have becoming more engaged and entertained than never were. Nevertheless, the precept of a deteriorated pop culture is still among many of all there.  Experts, scientist, parents and society altogether, through the last decades has been asking the same question, is watching TV beneficial in some way or not at all? Television and pop culture can be a very delicate

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    Nowadays, we are all surrounded by different sources of information. Television, in particular, is one of the greatest achievements of humankind. It is an invention, without which the modern person can’t do. However, the importance of its value is interpreted variously. Personally, I think that it is as a boon to mankind. First of all, it cannot be denied that television provides us with a wealth of entertainment. It has been turned into the single most popular activity in millions of homes worldwide

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    1946, television has been one of the most important sources of information for mankind. After its debut, television rapidly spread throughout the country and for many it became the gathering point around which the family would meet to talk about the latest news. In the many years since its introduction, television has gradually developed to the one we enjoy today but at the same time this development brought some major changes to its quality. As a matter of fact, I believe that television today is

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    Television Violence

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    Television Violence Violence in television, is it turning our children into violent, destructive, and hateful toddlers. Yes or no? In today's society television plays such a big role in our everyday lives that it is hard to see if it effects our children's behavior. Television has the potential of being a very constructive learning tool, if used correctly. On the other hand if used in a destructive manner it could, hypothetically, turn our children and future leaders of tomorrow into deadly hate

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    Television Violence

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    Along the coast of Maryland, just inside the state lines of Virginia lies the Quantico Naval Base, home to a fictional investigative team lead by the unpredictable Leroy Jethro Gibbs. The ever popular television show, NCIS, focuses on solving crimes with naval victims. These crimes have one thing in common: violence. In 2005, some workers at Quantico find a “meat puzzle” (C. Schulenburg 9) hidden within barrels of toxic material. During this episode the viewer is able to see a massacred body, sliced

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    Beware Of Television

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    Beware of Television It is considered that one of the greatest inventions of the twentieth century—the television—completely changed the way of a person's life. Television has brought into every home a lot of information and easy-to-reach entertainment. Is its influence on the personality, family, or children positive only or is there another side of the coin? Yes, there is. A negative one. The effect of television depends not only on the content of its programs, but there are more general aspects

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    The Invention and History of Television *Incomplete "The instrument can teach, it can illuminate, it can even inspire. But only if human beings are willing to use it to those ends. Otherwise, it is just wires and lights in a box." Edward R. Murrow, NBC studios in NEW York on June 2, 1953. You use it all the time. It's a part of your every day life, but do you really have any idea who invented it? Television is the center of the household. It will always be there. You cannot ignore it just

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    Everyone in America is brought together by a popular medium. Television is the backbone of modern society. Many people rely on television for news and entertainment. Additionally, television provides relief from the stresses of everyday life. Unfortunately, this relief is psychologically damaging to reality. “Television has become the heroin of the masses, a powerful escapist drug deviating stressed psychologies away from reality. For hours at a time, the human mind, never before bombarded with the

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