|Children and TV
Children and TV Children and adolescence's spend almost 22-28 hours per
week watching television. This is a sad fact because this is the largest amount
of hours spent on any activity in your child's life, aside from sleeping.
Television has a large influence on children's attitudes, ideas, and
behaviors. Teens witness 10,000 murders, rapes and aggravated assaults
per year on TV, and four out of five Americans believe that violence on
television directly contributes to the way children view violence. When children
watch TV, they see other made up families, who deal with their problems
different from how anyone else would. Children assume that this is how there
life should be. We should teach out children about the reality of TV because
Television can affect the way a child acts, thinks, and feels about different
issues such as violence, education/morality, and gender/racial stereotypes
TV glorifies violence and weapons, and teaches children that the ...