T.V IMPACT ON THE YOUNG
With the advent of satellite technology, T.V. has penetrated every nook and corner of the world. Like other means of communication it has helped in making world a global village. Besides entertainment, it has made people more aware about the happenings around the world.
T.V. has most influenced by the younger generation. T.V. has become an indispensable part of their life. Today’s younger generation is more inferred than his predecessors and is even curious about know more and more about everything. The T.V. programme which are both informative and entertaining.
T.V. has helped in making today’s younger generation more aware about wild life and national resources. This has helped in making children more concerned about the urgent need for saving environment. T.V. has also helped increase our knowledge about various sports. Many sports stars have became role models of the today’s younger generation.
All that has been discussed until is the finer side of the coin. The side of the coin is neither fine nor encouraging. T.V. widened the gap between the children and the parents. The only true when parents have a chance to talk to Irks children is at the dinner table. But, during this time children remain glued to the T. V. sets. Children, instead of learning moral values from the parents, they turn violence and antisocial acts.
Children become restless and violent as they try to emulate what they watch on T.V. Our movies and serials show people adopting unfair means, to become rich over right. The youngsters without realizing the consequences indulge in these easy-to-make money crimes and ruin their future.
T.V. channels prevent the children from venturing out of their homes and getting a breath of fresh air, transforming them in to a dull and introvert personalities.
Some T.V. programmes motivate crimes against women. Some advertisements shown on T.V. like that of cigarette, wine etc. inspires and encourage the young to try them which is harmful to health.
It is clear that the demerits of T.V. watching for put weigh its merits. Care should be taken as to what they are watching. Parents can encourage their children to watch only good, entertaining, moral based and educative programmes and that too only for restricted hours.