The launching of INSAT and other communication satellites in the space age has given further fillip to television, investing it with a truly international character. The UGC and IGNOU are producing a number of educational programmes. With the help of a dish-antenna one can watch a programme of his choice telecast through different channels. The students gain a lot from television lessons, because the material taught is the outcome of the experience of the best available teachers. The medical students can watch the complicated surgery on the T. Special and useful programmes are telecast for the house wives, workers, children, etc.
They desire to make the best of time and opportunity to earn respect and for success.
But is this success driven desire taking away the child hood of many urban children?
Television is an effective, convenient and a great source of entertainment and amusement.
A man, after a day's hard word, may switch on his television set to watch movies, dances, dramas, musical concerts, quiz programs, business affairs or current affairs programmes. We come to know about different products through the advertisements. Even uneducated people know about polio drops, family planning, etc., through the advertisements.
The cheap comedies and cartoons do not help in children's mental development. The election scene, a holocaust, agitations and riots, political events etc can be seen and one’s understanding of these events is increased. With all these advantages, the television also has its disadvantages.
The television is yet another scientific marvel of our modern age. It is an improvement on the radio because here bothe the audio and visual are transmitted. The television is an important medium for transmitting the daily news of national and international news.Being in touch with the world actually helps her to easily adapt herself to demands of her child.She is more patient and understanding than the traditional housewife mother.21st century mothers are not old-fashioned housewives but corporate executives bubbling with heaps of energy, enthusiasm and confidence.They are ambitious and want to accomplish those feats which their earlier enerations counterpart were not able to. does more harm than good to the present younger generation. If parents do not control their wards, their role models could very well be attractive villains and corrupt politicians and criminals in real life too.other’s have always played a crucial role in child’s development.Mankind is indebted to Baird, a famous Scientist, who invented television. In the modern era of science, great emphasis is given to television in educational, social and moral spheres. She is very tentative when it omes to her child’s problem.Some might argue that leaving child alone a home involves risk.