Television Essay | Children and Television

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Children and Television

Summary: In emphasizing the negative effects of television on children, we fail to acknowledge television's positive effects. Television serves to communicate general knowledge as well as information on current events, social issues, and world affairs, it helps children to improve their language skills, and it enables children to develop various interests. If utilized and supervised appropriately, television will always provide more positive effects than negative ones for children.
When thinking about the effects that television has on children, the first few things that come to mind are violence, wastage of time and parental control. What we fail to acknowledge is the information that children gain from watching television. Not only does television impart a lot of general knowledge amongst children but it also makes them aware of current events, social issues and world affairs. Television also plays a great role in improving a child's language skills, if utilized appropriately. Reading material, the internet, television, personal experience and other people are our only sources through which we obtain information. People who argue that television is bad for children often undermine the positive effects it has on them.

One of my daily habits is watching the news every morning while I eat breakfast. If every child was encouraged to develop such a habit, the world would be...

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