TV is coming under fire for misrepresenting important features of mainstream society in North America.
As much of what is presented on TV does not accurately mirror reality, false impressions of authenticity are giving people skewed beliefs of facts.
“The more time people spend watching television, the more likely their conceptions of reality will reflect what they see on television,” said George Gerbner, a communication specialist at the University of Pennsylvania and Temple University.
Research has confirmed that TV content which features violence and other major topics is tainting the way some people view significant social issues. Continue reading »