The Trouble With Television Analysis

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Robert MacNeil wrote the article “The Trouble with Television”, because he is telling people that television is a bad thing. He says that it is addicting, it makes you lose your concentration, and it is a waste of time. In the article, it states by the age of 20 you will have exposed yourself to 20,000 hours of t.v. You can add 10,000 hours each decade. Robert states that instead of watching t.v. , you could be using that time to be doing something better with your life. Paragraph 9 states that 30 million adult Americans are functionally illiterate. In the article Robert tells us that people think that what they see on t.v. is wrong people that that they can do the same thing. T.v. ads sell false information as well. They do this to sell more
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