This is the essay that I wrote in school and got prize for it. The essay tells us about the good and bad influence of television on us.
Impact of television:
Since the invention of television, it has been used in various means to educate, entertain and for interaction. It is also used to spread public awareness among watchers such as raising matters on crime, punishment, social responsibilities and government policies.
The impact of television, when controlled by authorities, could keep up the moral fibers of the country. Nowadays this control is absent.
Many channels have been started where we watch different programs from different countries. These TV channels immensely effects our behaviors in both a good and bad way.
Bad influence of television:
Regarding good and bad impact of television, let me point it’s bad influence first.
There are some programs that display scenes of violence every day. Youth is generally impressed by those violent images. After that, they emulate those pictures they perceive from television.
These days TV displays one popular channel among children, which is “Cartoon Network” where young viewers watch negative roles from some scenes. Instead of taking this positively and forget them, they love to watch those scenes and try to imitate their actions.
Impact of television among teens:
Televisions where children are impacted by such scenes of cartoons, teenagers also get impressed by the actions that run in movies. Instead of taking a positive role to increase their knowledge from movies, they rely on negative roles and get in the character of the movies.
Teenage girls also copy some negative roles while they are enchanted by the dresses shown in the movies. Therefore, they try to wear same clothe just to imitate these roles.
It’s impact on teenage boys:
Like teen girls, teen boys also love to watch thriller actions of robbery, smoking and drinking alcohol from various programs. Then, they develop those habits in apprehension of luxury or leisure.
Effect of television on elders:
Some Television dramas run for the elders. These dramas tend to show negative values of the society as positive ones. Media try to show some of the common contents as agreeable to do in many interesting ways. Apart from the bad influence, there are many such things that should not be brought up for them.
Other good influence of TV:
Television programs also provide activities regarding reliefs for many victims of the disasters around the world.
Family members also love watching TV together, which helps to build strong bonds among them.
We can also gain certain information from small screen. Some informative programs that includes quizzes, cultural and religious educations have positive impact on our behavior.
Consequently, it has been proved that television is not for entertainment purposes only. It also affects our behavior in both good and bad ways.