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Television's Influence On Our Youth

Posted by Positively Good Productions on June 8, 2014 at 1:15 PM Comments comments (1235)

Television has long been called out and criticized for its potential to cause harm to children. Media exposure can have an impact on a child's cognitive development and academic achievement, both positively and negatively.

We must exercise the parental influence and discipline that God intended for us. We should keep track of how much time our children spend watching TV and what programs they are watching. We must seek out beneficial programs that provide teaching opportunities for our children to observe, learn from, and emulate.

We must investigate credible broadcast outlets to ensure that the quality and content of television programs are well-designed, age-appropriate, and centered on an educational curriculum.

This is a debt we owe to our youth.