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Author: Emma Carlson Berne
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, ©2008.
Series: Introducing issues with opposing viewpoints.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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: Is television harmful? --
Television is harmful / Dave Kopel --
Television is not always harmful / Anna Quindlen --
Television ads lead 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 Anderson --
Television contributes to racial stereotypes / Joel Stein --
Television is not always responsible for racial stereotypes / Michael Medved --
Reality TV has positive qualities / James Poniewozik --
Reality TV generally does not have positive qualities / Howard Rosenberg --
"Can TV save itself from reality? Please?" Broadcasting and cable, June 14, 2004 --
Who should control television? --
Cable channel choice should be permitted / Martha Kleder --
Cable channel choice should not be permitted / David L. Cohen --
Consumers should be responsible for harmful television content / Mike Conway and David A. Wemhoff --
Networks should be responsible for harmful television content / Michael Tracey --
Parents should be responsible for harmful television content / Adam Thierer.
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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