Whether watching “Sesame Street” with younger children or enthusiastic predictions about the storyline of “Glee” with your teens; television can be a catalyst for family interaction and entertainment.Educational TV programmes offer youth a chance to experience world cultures in an engaging way.Entertainment programmes In this evolving environment television can be the easiest source of entertainment.
Teens like parents are attracted to health, fitness and lifestyle programmes especially when it includes other adolescent participants.
This provides opportunities to reach and make a positive influence on teens’ knowledge and healthy lifestyle behaviours.
This educational exposure helps to shape the interest of young minds with specific topics. For young minds, watching TV in moderation can spark interests and even inspire further research on a topic.
We encourage parents to engage children about television programmes.
In fact, recent studies suggests that people depend on TV for entertainment, news, education, culture, weather, sports, and even music.
But despite the possible benefits that it presents, TV consumption is heavily criticized in a negative way.One of our goals at BCJ is to ensure that Jamaicans have access to content from diverse sources, on a variety of platforms and with more options of viewing TV available, we now have access to a plethora of content.These days, watching TV is an inevitable habit – especially for young children and teens.It provides entertainment, informs, educates and persuades and thus performs all functions of mass media.It makes news releases and features action oriented and colorful for greater impact.There is so much to explore when considering the benefits of TV consumption, including how it aids the social and cognitive development of young minds.By watching news channel, we get updated with the things going around the world.It has intimate approach due to which it becomes more appealing and attracts the attention and interest of the people.As it combines all die elements, namely, sight, sound and motion it becomes possible to show variety of indoor and outdoor situations, scenes and places effectively.There is no doubt that television is one of the most powerful communication tools in the world.Its contemporary appeal makes it difficult to ignore.