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AHMC 1084 – MASS MEDIA AND SOCIETY
Group Assignment
Course: Diploma in Journalism
Tutorial group: A1
Lecturer: Mr.Ching Jin Yih
Name| Student ID|
Lum Ka Kay| 11WHD04585|
Nivashia Vignes| 11WHD07841|
Yap Jian Hui| 11WHD00310|

Criteria Judgment:

| ASSESSMENT CRITERIA| FULL MARKS| MARKS GIVEN|
1.| Content| 80| |
2.| Students understanding| 5| |
3.| Students’ initiative| 5| |
4.| References| 5| |
5. | Language| 5| |
| TOTAL| 100%| |

Introduction

Watching television is becoming a daily routine to everyone in this world, which includes children. Apparently, children these days are watching too much television. Moreover, they considered watching television as a hobby instead of doing healthier and benefiting activities, such as reading, exercising or interacting with other. Ever since the television become popular with films and programs, more and more children began to get obsessed with watching television.

Parents nowadays have become the prime targets of accusation. In fact, despite being the target of blame, they themselves were also unaware of the conditions themselves. On the contrary, the caretaker(s), whom was/were hired to babysit their children, are also a part of this blame.

Part A: Interviews
Family one

Jessy Chuah Wei Chin is thirty-nine years old, she works as a part-time piano teacher who teaches music at her own home. She has a family of four. Her husband works as an accountant. She has two adorable sons, Teoh Tze Kang, 9 years old, and Teoh Tze Jun, 5 years old. Jessy said she is aware of the statement above and strongly agrees that watching TV is indeed harmful, especially to children. But there is no way that she will completely ban her children from watching TV because that is one of the activities her sons love doing it very much, she said. Her children usually spent exactly an hour every weekday on watching TV while two hours on the weekend. They are only allowed...