Essays Tagged: "television programs"

Consumer Appeal

CONSUMER APPEALAdvertisers of today have strategically combined commercials and television shows in order to sell products. Gloria Steinem discusses a similar idea in her article, ... magazines, are complementary to the articles around them. In the same manner, so are commercials to television programs. They are both aimed at the same groups or types of people, such as sex, age, ge ... a majority of the older crowds watching the program.According to Gloria Steinem, the target of the television show will be the same as that of the commercials. This proved to be true with 'Profiler' ...

(4 pages) 194 0 3.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

27 years of 60 minutes

ng current events and happenings around the world. A considerable factor for this occurrence is the television program 60 Minutes which debuted on the air in September of 1968. Many other television n ... ek on various stations, all of whichwere sparked by the inception of 60 Minutes. All of the tabloid television programs being shown today are also a result of 60 Minutes and its bold, gutsy, 'gotcha' ...

(6 pages) 64 0 4.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

How the media, including TV, music and video games influences children in a negavtive way

entertainment that is full ofviolence. The average child spends three to five hours a day watching television. Listeningto music and playing video games are also favorite pastimes of children. Many p ... en play games, through imitating their favorite super heroes.Thirty years ago, not every home had a television. They were considered a luxurythat only the rich could afford. Now, many households have ...

(1 pages) 164 1 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

National Identity in Australia as presented by television broadcast television.

Using examples from your own observations of television programs discuss Barker's contention that"National Identity is a form of imaginative ... as entities that exist as symbols and discourses (and rituals) and within the context of Australian television these discursive and symbolic elements are bound to the dominant ideologies of Australian ... It is important to consider these discourses in this debate about Australian culture, identity and television because television is the major communicative device for disseminating such cultural repr ...

(8 pages) 117 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

This essay explores the effect that television (as a new media form) has on culture.

nd events by electromagnetic radiation' (Oxford, 1992:111) or as it's more commonly referred to as 'television', is the most widely used mass media form in Australia and in the world. Television is on ... % of homes had T.V sets'. (Thompson, 1997: 28,41) Today, about '99% of Australians own at least one television set and, on average, they spend over 20 hours a week...watching television programs' (Cun ...

(9 pages) 529 2 4.9 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Black and minority groups in the media.

groups representing various minorities, for the way ethnic groups have been portrayed in films and television programs. Although considerable progress has been made in the fight against unfair and un ... ethnic groups don't like the negative stereotyping and simplistic portrayal of their communities on television. It all too often seems characters from minority ethnic groups are included in programmes ...

(4 pages) 257 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Palestinian Refugee Conflict.

A controversial topic that seems to arise in daily television programs, forms of literature, and even conversation is the Palestinian refugee conflict. ...

(2 pages) 44 0 4.6 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Critique on an example of public relation: Homepage of iTV.

end of 1997. Citizens will be able to plump themselves on the couch, press a few buttons and order television programs, movies, video games and other content via high-speed telephone lines, delivered ...

(6 pages) 137 1 1.7 Aug/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Composition I short paper on Police Brutality with works cited.

ehavior? The Rodney King incident is not representative of most police officers around the country. Television shows, newscasts, and written media exacerbate the problem when they do not focus on the ... on the criminal as the root of the problem. "[C]urrent images of the police are drawn largely from television programs bearing little resemblance to reality" (Delattre 29). Police brutality is a matt ...

(3 pages) 185 0 4.2 Sep/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Equal Treating.

eaves and for hours on a busy intersection leads police on a chase.B. The chase interrupts hours of television programs and was being watchedWorldwide.1. Ninety- five million viewers daily2. Number on ...

(3 pages) 51 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The Effect of Violent Online Games on Teenagers in Hong Kong.

e on this topic trying to answer this question. Contributing factors to the problem include violent television programs, movies, comics and online video games [Chilton: 1999]. A recent research done b ... ffected by violent content will also vary from different people. Some experts who track violence in television programming, such as George Gerbner of Temple University, define violence as the act (or ...

(7 pages) 95 0 3.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Violence in Television and Magazines

Many people are concerned about the violence shown in television programs today. The National Television of Violence Study was conducted in 1996 and again ... as done many parents took steps in order to prevent their children form viewing violence and sex on television by installing boxes which are used to lock out certain programs or channels or using the ... ed to lock out certain programs or channels or using the parental control feature provided on their television. In 1999 the White House issued a press release that announced the Network Anti-Violence ...

(9 pages) 93 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The Impact that Violence on Television has on Children

The Impact Violence That Television Has on Children Violence on television has a negative effect on the well being of ... n. These little lives are impacted in several significant ways. Children cannot distinguish between television and "the real world" and this makes them more susceptible to the violence they see on tel ... employed so as to violate, damage or abuse, violence comes in many forms and can be viewed in many television programs which children often watch unsupervised. Children spend many hours watchi ...

(5 pages) 101 1 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Using computer technology in political ways.

am notinterested in politics, but since movie actor isrunning for the governor, I became interested.Television programs did not provide enough informationabout Schwarzenegger. I wanted to know about h ... nected me to the world of politics. Theinternet certainly provides every details wherenewspaper and television do not. Also, people areallowed to share their opinions in an openenvironment. Moreover, ...

(4 pages) 58 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Does violence on television translate into violence on the street and in the home?

Many movies, as well as fiction and nonfiction television programs, are saturated with violence. According to psychodynamics theory, movie and tele ... theorists argue that by providing numerous aggressive models - including many who are reinforced - television violence is more likely to increase viewers' aggressive behavior than to reduce it.Headli ... learly illustrate social learning effects. Still, hundreds of millions of people are entertained by television violence. Questions about the effects of television violence have existed since the earli ...

(4 pages) 116 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Television is for people with room temperature IQ

Nowadays, television has a big influence on our life. Almost everyone has at least one television set at home. ... e existing without it, because it appears to them as a first need. There are also people who regard television as an easy joy for brainless public. As far as I am concerned television is for those who ... far as I am concerned television is for those who can profit from it.Firstly and most importantly, television is an immense resource of information on several subjects. To be precise, I find in telev ...

(2 pages) 23 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies


ural satellite completes one orbit a month.Present day communications satellites transmit radio and television programs to locations around the world.Sputnik was an unmanned Soviet satellite that orbi ...

(2 pages) 49 1 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Liberate Technology and iTV

out today, it is not suprizing to learn that LiberateTechnology has come up with a way to integrate television and the internet. The product that will behitting the market in the near future is called ... ill behitting the market in the near future is called iTV, which is an abbreviation for Interactive television.People will be able to plump themselves on the couch, press a few buttons and order telev ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Television-Good and Bad

I think that television should be blamed for having harmful effects on children. It is the parent?s job to superv ... ful effects on children. It is the parent?s job to supervise their children while they are watching television. Television programs that have sexual contents, cursing, and violence may influence child ... , murders, and other bad things that are committed in this world are due to things that are seen on television. Many parents do not realize the effect that many television programs have on children. I ...

(1 pages) 43 1 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Discuss the issues surrounding the attempts to control the content of popular music

read, or see or do. Censorship can affect books, newspapers, magazines, motion pictures, radio and television programs, and speeches. Most of the early problems with the censorship of music came abou ... et officials and notable businessman, the PMRC had support from 700 Club minister Pat Robertson and television host Sheila Walsh. Its through this group of people today we see black and white stickers ...

(5 pages) 97 3 3.4 Aug/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies