ENGL 106 Essay 1 - Your Name Here Eng 106 Essay 1 Far-Out...

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Your Name Here Eng 106 Essay 1 Far-Out Television What is the purpose of television anyway? Is the purpose of television to inform viewer? Maybe television is not meant to inform the viewer as much as it is to entertain the viewer. You can find this true in any type of television no matter what station or what the station is showing. It doesn’t matter if the viewer is a old man watching a documentary on peanut farms in Thailand, or a four year old watching a childish program about a dancing purple dinosaur. Television stations wish to have lots of viewers. The more viewers a television station has, the higher the ratings, and the more they can charge for advertising. Television networks are in competition for viewers. This is the reason that stations don’t produce boring programs. For most of the people in the world, the long drawn out procedure for digging at an archeological site is very boring and can seem tedious. If someone was uninterested in ancient civilizations or archeology, they wouldn’t watch a program based solely on things of an
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course ENGL 106 taught by Professor Ceyhan during the Spring '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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