Friday, February 15, 2019
The Tv Generation :: essays research papers
The TV Generation     Everyone has a moment in history which belongs particularly to him. Itis the moment when his emotions achieve their most powerful rock candy every over him, andafterward when you say to this person "the world today" or "life" or "reality"he will assume that you retrieve this moment, even if it is fifty years in the past.     My generation is greatly influenced by the media, specific altogetherytelevision. Television becomes my reality by bringing into my life thehappenings of the remote world. Our generation is often called the MTVgeneration. We are often stereotyped with the idea that all we do is sit aroundand repute TV. Sure, we probably do watch more television than our parents didas teenagers but we have to remember, TV was slackly new to their generation.They only had a couple of carry to choose from patch we sit in front of atelevision with 53 channels and a remote to control them w ith. We have theoption to decide upon every liaison from The Disney television channel to VH1, The FamilyChannel to Fox. That box in our bedroom or family room is a very controlling yetentertaining appliance. Teenagers have always been free-spirited in anygeneration. We are always doing and saying childish things while difficult to growup. If we only have a couple years of our childhood left then who cares if wespend it in front of a TV? Which is not to say that we do that anyhow. Perhapswe use the TV as a way of relaxing before we go off and peach the books for twohours. Or maybe we use it to spend time with our family. I mean, come on, howmany teenagers enjoy going on family outings with mom, dad, and kid brother?However, if the TV can gather everyone together on a sunlight afternoon to watchthe "Packers" game then shouldnt mom and dad be happy? On the other hand,there is such a thing as bad TV. Sex and violence is plastered all over ourbrains with a flick of a switc h and I tend to see that this influencesteenagers, or for that matter, anyone who watches it. But then again, we cannot say all TV is evil. MTV has set up several programs to educate teens on in the altogether subjects and has begun to censor certain videos and shows. Parentsoften say to their teens, "If you watch too much(prenominal) TV youll fry you brains out."Yeah, right mom As if were going to take that.