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News Events in the History of TV In chronicling the past 50 years of television, the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences includes many clips from historical events that were carried on television. Including these news events is appropriate to the history of television because the advent of this technology brought the nation and world together in times of tragedy and joy via the 'global village' created by this medium. The events that changed our world also changed the world of tele

Talk Show Host s In the world of entertainment, TV talk shows have flooded television. Many of us have seen and heard the topics found on Geraldo and Sally Jesse Raphael. Someone who watches talk shows on a regular basis knows that each one varies in style and format. A person might enjoy watching the trashy subjects on Jenny Jones, while someone else might prefer the more serious feel of the Maury Povich show. But no two shows are more opposite than the Jerry Springer and Oprah Winfrey s

Television has become the most provocative and influential medium in all societies, especially American societies, that has the power to impact a society and an individual in terms of growth and appreciation of self-concept, and awareness of a culture. This power that television has is abused by those individuals behind the cameras who voice their own misguided views about a culture through the often negative images of minorities, especially African Americans. Although debatable, the responsibi

Introduction In 1922, American journalist and social commentator Walter Lippmann ( 1922) suggested that the press is a spotlight that constantly scans the environment for news. As events occur, the spotlight shifts its focus. Lippmann argued that the media's spotlight selectively frames and creates our mental pictures of the world, a world that is often outside our direct experience. Although his conceptualization of media effects offers a rich foundation for theoretical research, the first gen

Philippine television has gone through its golden years and has crossed a lot of boundaries and broadcasting fears. But never it has devoted much-deserved fame, to the one who plays the other half of the game… Not until she came. The Birth of Every Woman’s Child: An Introduction The 11th day of the 11th month of 2005 marked her birth, the 11th number in television tuners, Philippine TV’s newest and only baby girl – QTV Channel 11. QTV, which stands for Quality Tele

It’s an undeniable fact that nowadays, media act as a very powerful and insidious instrument of social control. Everything that children see or hear in the media early on in their lives impinges on their individualities in some way. It’s very saddening that a huge part of what media is currently purveying contains several forms of violence. Media noticeably wield a lot of influences not only on adult’s behavior but most especially on children’s. But the question on whether those influen