Changes in Television from Past to Present

1801 Words Feb 21st, 2018 7 Pages
The intense change from the1980’s to modern day society seem to portray the “ugly” side of our culture through sex, drugs, and family settings. The dramatic difference from the extreme change has been acknowledged as a cultural phenomenon in our society. The television has become such an integral part of homes in our world that life without this improvement seems impossible. It has provided entertainment to people of all ages, especially children, since the beginning in the 1940’s. Today, the majority of television shows are inadequate and uneducational seeming to portray violence, crime, and sex positively in our society. Television in the 80’s and 90’s provided valuable life lessons as well as encouraging concrete messages to live by. The arguing differences between the two eras seem almost obvious to bring to an acknowledgeable point. “This show is very disgusting. Has a lot of sex, and more sex. It has drinking, gambling, cussing, sexual content, degradation of women, sexual dialogue and language, etc.…” Common sense media speaks out on behalf of the present day shows on our television today("Two and a Half Men - TV Review.").

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