Television has a HUGE impact on our Everyday lives. In fact, the average person spends 20% of their time everyday watching television. (http://nielsen.com/us/en/measurement/television-measurement.html)
On this page, we are going to discuss just some of the effects that Television has on Americans all over America.
**PLEASE NOTE** ALL INFORMATION ON THIS PAGE WAS PARAPHRASED BY IAN. ALL INFO WAS TAKEN FROM…
The World Book, 2006 Edition, 19, T. Page 117.
EFFECTS ON LEISURE TIME
In today’s modern world, watching television is an activity that Americans everywhere do. Is it Bad? Yes, it is,without a doubt. It takes time away to do other activities, such as reading, sports, socializing with friends, and most importantly it takes away from doing our own jobs. This is one of the lead factors of having a corrupted life, and trust me, that is the last thing you want to happen. Be sure to make sure watching TV is not a bad habit of yours.
EFFECTS ON LEARNING
Want to hear something good television can do? How about learning! Without you knowing, you actually do learn a whole lot from TV. Watching TV lets you learn about Political Events, US History, Geology, Bugs, Animals, Space, You Name It, you can learn it. The Television the leading and quickist way to learn history as it unfolds. From the Moon landing to the fall of the Twin Towers, television is the window of information.