One Of The Positive Influence Of Mass Media

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In this contemporary society, most countries are living in a society which depends mostly upon technology for news, entertainment and education. Mass media is one of the technologies nowadays. Mass media is the means of communication which reach a large number of audiences. Mass media includes television, radio, newspaper and magazines have a great influence on people. Although traditional television watching and newspaper reading are no longer as popular as before, but people still spend more time in front of computers with listening to music and radios, reading news and information, watching television programs and films. Mass media is important to our society because it will affect the thought and opinions of younger generations. The effect of mass media will be in negative or positive effect which is the negative effect is like violence, sexual content and risky behavior while the positive is like can use it for educational purpose.
Firstly, the negative effects of mass media that are influence of the younger generations are to get involved in violence. They are exposed to television programs and films that show a lot of acts of violence. Usually, when we watch TV or a movie we will see many images of violence and people hurting others. This will make younger generation will act and behave like what they see in movies or what they read in magazines. For example, they do violence in schools, including bullying, fighting with teachers and children, threatening them, and

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