The Positive and Negative Effects of Media
BY: chitracs | Category: Others | Post Date: 2008-10-14
Our life will remain incomplete without the media. The radio, television, newspaper and internet are some forms through
whic h we get information. Just like other fields, a vast
development is seen in media fields also. The c ommon people believe the news given by the media. So, the media should be very careful before giving any news to the public. They
have to c over important happenings, in all the fields, around the world. There is no use in creating emotional feelings among
public by exaggerating the happenings and giving sensational news. The media persons should be cautious in giving
news to the common persons.
The media c overs news of public
interest such as politic al happenings,
sports, city news, national news,
international news, business, education,
entertainment, literature and medic al
news. The news should satisfy all men,
women and children of various
group and status. To increase
c irculation of newspapers, the
people should not publish bogus
Negative effects of Media:
• Some bogus news given in the newspaper may raise blood
pressure and c reate negative feelings in the mind.
• Over exposure to media may cause health problems also. The advertisements shown in TV and newspaper have got both
positive and negative impact. The c hildren learn violence by seeing movies and TV programs. They imitate super heroes they
Positive effects of Media:
• The common man gets the latest
news within a fraction of sec onds. The
distance is not at all a barrier now.
news they get through media help
in their daily life a lot.
• The media helps common people to
exc hange information and it acts as a
c ommon platform. The public get
knowledge and awake to raise
questions, on seeing the news in
newspaper and TV.
• The media helps to bring out the
hidden talents of the people. The
c hildren learn many good things through...
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