On the other channel Lifetime, their show focuses on the females of age 18-34 years of the age group which consists of their 27.09% their viewers. The market share of all the channels TFC, Lifetime and CNN are 1 million, 3.3 million and 4 million respectively. Therefore, both the channels are the biggest threat for TFC. In order to come over the problems, senior vice president of marketing of TFC, Dana Wheelers prepared the recommendations and alternatives for the problems to attract the customer base and to dominate the competition. She also worked on how to increase the rating of the channel and how to increase the advertising revenue.
They also believed that when a child watches cartoons, he would start to act like a cartoon character. That is not always true. It also depends on the type of Cartoons that children watch. If the cartoon character behaves positively, it will have a positive effect on children. Moreover, Cartoon can also become a good teaching means, because it is an inexpensive tool if compared to other devices such as computers and other smart technology, cartoons are very cheap.
also influences their cognitive functioning. A cartoon or action-packed program leads to more impulsive decisions and less analytic thinking. The period of middle childhood is a detrimental time where media influence can affect a child’s development the most. A minority child’s self-esteem may decrease if they see someone on T.V. that shares their ethnic background, being portrayed as someone
According to the American Academy of Pediatrics (2016), today’s children are growing-up being too much exposed in digital media in all forms, including television, social media or Internet, and so on. Media can influence how children learn, think, feel, and behave. Overuse of digital media can place children in risk of negative effects such as obesity, sleep problems, poor school performance, risky behaviors, and cyberbullying. In relation to Santhosh (2016), young minds are moldable, and media can mold the way a child thinks and behaves. They cannot recognize what is good and bad.
Marilu Noyola Professor Laura de los Santos Class English 162 26 February 2018 How Technology Affects a Child’s Life Technology dominates our lives entirely by making it easier at work, school, home and everywhere we go. Today’s technology has tremendously impacted everybody’s life. Any person, at any time can easily have access to the internet through a laptop, smart phone, video game or any other device while making it dangerous. It is especially unsafe for children when parents do not take the time and commitment to supervise them. Some of the mayor side effects are social network danger, health problems as well as emotional disorders, lack of outside activities, brain damage and even cancer related.
According to Boxer et al., the content of the media has a direct impact on its audiences (420). Moreover, it triggers certain responses regarding attitude and behavior in the audience. Therefore, it is important to filter or rather watch out the king of media violence our children are exposed to at a tender age and as they grow
(Santrock, 2016). Cognitive/Socioemotional Brain development or cognitive development can be affected by usage of screen media. There is no known advantage to brain development for children under the age of two years from watching television. (Napier, 2014). Scientific Findings/Expert Opinion I feel that it is a combination of scientific findings as well as expert opinion.
Because that’s what others think of them as. Its influencing children behaviors to be the way it’s shown on the television. In today 's ' generation, children are exposed to the television at a very young age. Exposing children to the television is exposing them to many other areas at the same time. At young age whatever children have been taught stays with them forever.
Positive childhood development revolves around healthy interactions and habits which may be negatively impacted by technology and social media. Adolescents are surrounded by technology and social media which has many positive and negative effects. In the article Harmful Effects of Media on Children and Adolescents it mentions that media effects adolescents in many ways such as exposure to violence, substance abuse, early sexual initiation, and obesity. Children who are exposed to these things are more likely to be involved in them and access is right at their fingertips. Most screen time is not monitored by adults, so children are watching whatever they want and they begin to mimic the behaviors they are watching because “children cannot discriminate between reality and fantasy” (Harmful).
For instance, a study performed by Princeton University found that children who watched more violent cartoons, like Superman and Batman, showed decreases in measures of self-regulation, meaning lower levels of task persistence and rule obedience (Anderson, Kirkorian, Wartella). If these children had watched educational, prosocial shows they too would be more successful. Instead, the television shows included fighting and violence which poorly influences a child's’ behavior and can degrade academic success. Therefore, the overall conclusion found through extensive research and studies were that the genre of television watched by children