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Business Communication

REPORT ON EFFECTS OF TELEVISON ON CHILDREN

Submitted to: Mr.Muhammad Awais Shakir muhammadawaisshakir@yahoo.com Submitted by: Moaaz Munir mnm000111@hotmail.com

. Awais Shakir for assigning me this final project to test my skills and abilities.I offer my sincerest and respectful gratitude to Mr.

The report is now complete to its requirements. Moaaz Munir. 2012 Mr. Business Communication Lecturer.16TH June. . Respected Sir. The title of the report was assigned to me on 15thJune. Muhammad Awais Shakir. Yours sincerely. I appreciate the time you devoted to me during the class lectures in this semester. 2012 as per your notice. 2012 and the submission date of the report is 16th June. IB&M UET Lahore. Enclosed is my report entitled effects of television on children.

The answer to the question is watching television bad for children depends upon the thinking of each individual as some might consider it beneficial while other may think of it as a nuisance and a time killing machine. . It has many advantages and disadvantages.Television is a modern invention.

12 .12 Index……………………………………….....           Title page ……………………………………………………01 Acknowledgements ………………………………………….04 Context……………………………………………………….05 Main Section ……………………………………………….....………………….06 Summary………………………………………………………10 Conclusion/ Recommendations………………………………11 Appendix………………………………………………………12 Bibliography…………………………………………………..02 Letter of Transmittal and Authorization……………………03 Introduction …………………………………………………..

BBC. Cartoon network. latest news in technology help increase the adrenalin and ecstasy in youth. wonders of the world. Students can gain information and knowledge from television which can be of great impotence to them in the near future. debates. entertainment. Youth of today gains a lot from television at the present. talking and living pictures on the huge screens while sitting at home. Different cable providers are available in the countries which provide different shows to the public. Television in Pakistan: Television is very valuable for an underdeveloped country like Pakistan where a great majority of the people is illiterate and live in the villages. Television shows can be divided into the following categories: . Types of programs and shows: The list of programs looks never ending. cartoons. Many educational and informative programs are of great help to the masses and students. One can now watch moving.L. Mankind should be grateful to its inventor J. It has brought a revolution in the field of entertainment. speeches. Television is one of the most important miracles of science. Sometimes it is referred to as just T. Sitting in our homes. dramas. Discovery. It acts as a way of conveying a message as well as a source of entertainment in the whole country. Disney.History: ‘Tele’ means distance and ‘vision’ means see. we can watch all kinds of programs which are televised around the globe. Now it is found in almost every modern house.V. Talk shows. politics. GEO. education and communication. songs and the list goes on. National Geography and many more. Especially during the cricket matches majority of the people become addicted to their television sets. sports. They can be of education. Barid who has brought the cinema and stage into houses of the masses in the twentieth century. The word television is the combination of these two words.

Cartoon shows for example impart good moral values because the good guys always win or the bad guy becomes the good guy in the end like the animated cartoon Megamind. Such shows help to cultivate the priceless gift of humor. The news of any country is easily available and different television channels are present which can be activated through the cable operators. They also help one to be more optimistic.1. Sports 4. History A means of communication: Television has become a mean for communication across the world. All the information can be transmitted to any part of the globe just by having a television. Entertainment 2. Television plays a dual role in our lives as an entertainer and an educator. This illustrates how good triumphs over evil. relaxed and cheerful. News 3. Advantages of television: There are numerous advantages of television. Most of the researchers believe that television helps children in their basic reading skills. Not all programs and shows are bad or violence producing. Television also helps to exercise the muscles of the brain and learn alphabets. These are not only enjoyed by the youth but by adults too who find them very entertaining after a hard days’ work. It has indeed made communication easy and as well as decreased distances in the spreading of information. It has become a source for getting knowledge as well as entertainment. Most of the television and cartoon shows are humorous. . Technology 6. Education 5. It helps too polish our creativity and our mind.

The youth especially becomes lazy. Disadvantages of television: The numbers of disadvantages by television are also vey huge. Mostly obesity is caused by television meaning they become overweight. The youth becomes addicted to these shows and programs as they mostly are unreal or fictional. superman. Shows such as Tom and Jerry.  Time wastage: A lot of time is wasted on television as children spend hours on television. If the posture while watching television is not correct pain in the body arises. teenage mutant ninja turtles and many others although are quite humorous but practice violence.During the time of election results of the successful candidates can also be announced through the television. Following are the disadvantages:  Health problems: Television affects the health of an individual to a great extent. Taking the volume of television too extreme level results in ear damage. . It acts as a medium between the government and the people. restless and aggressive. After the end of one show. The political figures keep direct contact with the people by addressing them on television. they start watching the next without any break. Watching television for more than one hour causes eye problems and sitting in one position without moving can result in muscle problems. transformers. All the time they just carve to watch their watch their favorite shows on television. Children these days also learn the verses of THE HOLY QURAN from Islamic channels as well as learn the proper way of praying and importance of praying. Children usually watch television in the dark. They start eating junk food and there is not stop to it. which causes a great impact on the brain and on the eyes. It also helps in removing the social and political evils from the society.

Watching a lot of television causes inability to listen in the class attentively. He immediately wants to acquire it even though it’s very expensive. Studying with the television turned on at the back cause’s distraction.  Negative influences: Children get exposed to negative aspects of life and they start promoting them at a young age.  Commercials and advertisement: Cable channels are full of useless commercials of their products or services which are not necessary for a living. As the mind of the youth is not quite developed in their early age so they start to indulge in these types of activities. People of today waste huge amounts of money to buy the latest television sets such as LCD and LED. Impact on education: In the current age. Then there comes a matter of branding. They become addicted to smoking. usage of drug and intolerable activities. Children watch too much television and do not focus upon their homework. LG and PANASONIC have very high prices. But as mind of child is still in development. The bigger the brand name the more expensive the television set is for example SONY. It should be spent on books which would give him knowledge and prepare him for the future endeavors. Television programs usually promote violence. Wastage of time on television results in poor grades. they want to buy these products even though they will be graded useless in a few days time. They lose sleep at night and during the day they become less active in classes. education is of utmost importance.  Wastage of money: The use of television when no one is watching anything increases the electricity bill. drug dealing and want to solve every problem with violence. One should always remember that violence is never the answer to any problem. The money spent on these types of products has no advantage. . For example a youth watches an advertisement of a cell phone or an action figure. SAMSUNG. They perform poorly academically as they waste time watching television instead of studying.

It can cause health problems but can also give us relief and humor at the time of stress or grief. It is like a mini theatre and cinema for them. But some people misuse this invention.e. They watch their favorite soap operas and shows. Televisions have both advantages and disadvantages. In the near future it will be among the top competitors. Because of television we are able to see the one of the beautiful parts of the world just by sitting at one place i. Television is becoming even more compact than it was before thanks to the advancement and development in technology. It usually depends upon the persons’ thinking whether he considers television a good thing or a bad thing. People have made television a part of their daily routine. Today majority of the people have their very own television sets in their home. We should gain as much knowledge as we can but that doesn’t mean sitting all day long in front of the television. our home. knowledge and entertainment. It brings joy to us int times of need.Television is one of the most enormous and magnificent invention of its time. Television itself doesn’t harm people nor does it have many disadvantages. . And both are almost equal to one another. Media and politicians are one the prime examples. It provides them with information. Even in Pakistan the television is steadily progressing.

 During study time there should be no television.  The volume of the television should be kept medium. It has become a part of our daily lives through which we gather knowledge. it saves money and electricity. Television itself is not much a big problem as its shows and programs.  Channels which produce violence and are not suitable for the youth should be banned.  While watching television a safe distance should be kept from the television set so that no harm comes to the eyes. . not too high and not too low. movies and shows should be avoided or banned.  Vulgar programs.In spite of many disadvantages.  Late night television should be avoided. the advantages of television in the filed of education and entertainment cannot be denied.  Only one television should be available in the whole house.  Children should be encouraged to play outside instead of watching television all day long.  Parents should set a schedule for their children for watching television.

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