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Television

Author: Emma Carlson Berne
Publisher: Detroit, MI : Greenhaven Press, ©2008.
Series: Introducing issues with opposing viewpoints.
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Examines the controversies related to television viewing in America since the 1950s, explaining the influence of television on children, both the positive and negative effects of television, and the debate over harmful content.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Emma Carlson Berne
ISBN: 9780737738537 0737738537
OCLC Number: 162145864
Description: 119 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Foreword --
Introduction --
Is Television Harmful?: --
Television is harmful / Ann Vorisek White --
Television is not always harmful / Anna Quindlen --
Television contributes to childhood obesity / Steven Gortmaker --
Television ads are not necessarily responsible for obesity / Douglas J Wood --
What Is Society's Relationship To Television?: --
Television content should be censored / Tony Perkins --
Television content should not be censored / Kurt Sullum --
Television leads to moral decline / Brian Fitzpatrick --
Television does not lead to moral decline / Ronald Bailey --
Reality TV has positive qualities / Ian Wilhelm --
Reality TV does not have positive qualities / Howard Rosenberg --
Who Should Control Television?: --
Networks should take responsibility for harmful television content / Michael Tracey --Parents should take responsibility for harmful television content / Adam Thierer --
Cable channel choice should be permitted / Martha Kleder --
Cable channel choice should not be permitted / David L Cohen --Facts about television --
Glossary --
Organizations to contact --
For further reading --
Index.
Series Title: Introducing issues with opposing viewpoints.
Responsibility: Emma Bernay, book editor.
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Examines the controversies related to television viewing in America since the 1950s, explaining the influence of television on children, both the positive and negative effects of television, and the debate over harmful content.

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