Television and Social Change

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Published by Sage Pubns .

Written in English

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  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology

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Open LibraryOL10907013M
ISBN 100761912622
ISBN 109780761912620

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There appears to be little doubt that television and motion pictures have significant power to inform, educate, persuade, and sometimes even change behavior. The general notion behind modeling, or imitative learning, is that if you want someone to adopt a new behavior, you show him a live or televised model of someone exhibiting this behavior.

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In modern society, there are more televisions in. Television can help you feel less lonely. Psychologists coined the term "social surrogacy" to explain how television can fill the shoes of absent friends or family.

In one study published in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, researchers found that people who watch a favorite TV show report feeling less lonely during the show. Television is written and controlled by people with agendas.

These agendas once propagated repeatedly will filter into social tolerance. Television once mirrored America, now television is a tool for social change. Interactive TV created a communicative service between providers and users. It is obvious that television technologies will eternally develop.

We have seen how the TV technologies were changed. But the main change in television is not a technological aspect. Television is the command centre of people’s culture now.

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