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    The entertainment world: How does television actually influence us? Within today’s society, it would seem like television has become an almost norm or the way of life compared to the postmodernists views on entertainment. Nearly everyone has it, watches it and more importantly has been influenced in some way by the effects of these moving images becoming ever more present in popular culture. Some call it pointless, others inspiring, but how does television actually affect those who live in a contemporary

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    Television has been integrated into society’s lives mainly as a source of entertainment. People spend hours on end watching their favorite shows. But many also argue that T.V. makes the world less intelligent because people follow a path that seems to lead to lower standards. Ever since the invention of the television, people’s minds have developed to a greater extent that society has improved their logic and cognitive function. Shows like CSI: Crime Scene Investigation makes viewers analyze the

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    Television Violence and Its Effects 'Violence on television is a primary cause of violence in real life' Teenagers my age are constantly being bombarded with so called 'parental warnings' and film 'certificates' which intend to provide us with guidance on what we should and should not be watching, if it be on the 'box' or at the cinema. Politicians and social campaigners

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    Reality Television

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    Reality Television Description One of the most recent and freshest trends to come out of television is the phenomenon of "reality television". Spurred by trend setting programs like CBS's Survivor and MTV's The Real World, reality television was launched as a new genre. With such recent hits as Laguna Beach: The Real OC, Flavor of Love, and American Idol, reality television, as a genre and a staple of pop culture, has only begun to grow. In an analysis of various articles studied from The

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    Television Violence

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    Television Violence On April 20, 1999, a tragic event took place in an environment where children should feel safe. At Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado, twelve students and one teacher were tragically gunned down by two boys, one seventeen years old, and one eighteen years old. Recently in Michigan, a first grader brought a gun to school and shot and killed a fellow classmate. These tragedies can be seen as a result of many different factors, such as violence in the home, access

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    history of television

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    The use of television has been in existence since the 1920’s. Whether it is used to watch a favorite sport team win a national championship, to check the weather, or to keep up with the news, most humans have had an interaction with television at some point in their life. Television was not an idea that came to be overnight, it was a long process to make it what it is today. Without television, it would be difficult to relay important announcements or keep up with today’s news and what it going on

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    The Effects of Television on the Brain A flash here. A loud noise there. The constant bombardment of stimulus on humans’ senses gets greater as the months roll by. Things quicken. New tricks come out to help speed up old tasks, or companies pop up to do them for a small fee. Dot com’s are written on every street corner, so there is something for everybody. Everyone is rushing around, blinded by their own agenda bubble*, trying to make it from one task to another so that there is enough time to

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    Religious Television Programmes There are three main types of religious programmes; magazine, worship and documentary. Throughout my essay I hope to explore these programmes, providing examples and discussing their effect on an audience. I hope to do this by evaluating and analysing the different programmes. I will also discuss the reasons behind why they are made. Religious programmes are made for a reason. They are a replacement to going to a church or another place of worship. They

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    The Effects of Television Violence Recent attention in the media relating violence and children has created much controversy and debate. Our society has brought much focus on violence in the media and how it has effected children of all ages and races. High school shootings and increasing crime in small towns all over the country has brought forth the question of whether or not children are exposed or desensitized to too much violence in television, movies, news, and other sources. Many

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    Violence On Television

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    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 television has

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