Television today has a lot of positive effects and influences on our society and our American culture. Television gives us helpful information, various forms of education and entertainment which are all a part of the positive effects that television has on our society. On a day to day basis, television keeps us informed with plenty of helpful information.
The television in today’s society has become one of our most basic resources of information. We are informed through the television of the latest news, weather, and information which are important in our daily lives. Through television we can be warned about almost anything from a hurricane approaching to the fact that the stock market is falling. Television is a great way of educating the people throughout society with important issues that affect our daily lives. Be it social, political, economical or medical. There is always something new to be told, and television is the quickest way to be informed. The television takes the time to do the research that most Americans don't do. Through various news programs and documentaries the television keeps us educated.
Furthermore, television often acts as an almanac, dictionary, and an eye into the world around us. Such as the Oklahoma City bombing and the war taking place in Iraq. Through Television we can be informed about worldwide news. We use the TV as a convenient way to find out what goes on in other parts of the world. Our American society has designed its lifestyle around the convenience of Television.
Finally, television serves as a source of entertainment. Televised games create an initial interest in the sport and generate a fan base. Viewers who are interested, get educated through these sports events. For example, Hockey broadcasting offers an educational aspect for viewers. Televised games also p...