Many people especially the youth are not watching TV news compared in the past but they still are eager to know what is happening around them. Parents are concern of their viewing habits especially what they watch online. As their guardians and parents we have to guide and support them to establish their own ways to know the news.
For years, many people relied on the television to gather information and news about what is happening in their community and the world. The conventional ways of absorbing the news are dying out. It’s a sad reality but fewer people watch TV news. A survey shows that children to the young adolescents rarely watch TV news. Big TV networks are moving forward to find new audiences and strategically find ways to promote their TV programs. They try to make this easily accessible to everyone including people in remote areas.
Current news announcements and bulletins has not been aimed to catch children’s attention. At this digital age the youth are given more option on how they would like to stay updated on current affairs. This will train them to continue the habit until they become responsible adults.
It does not mean to say that if young people to not watch TV news that they are also not interested in the happenings around them. For some they use social media to access news and current affairs. Sadly for others they are deprived of this because they do not have access to television. There are many remote areas that do not have electricity until this day.
It is important to lecture kids about the importance of news TV. This platform is a good way to make them aware of the current problems we are experiencing. Most programs on TV are all regulated so it is safer for children and young adults. Through News TV they can gather accurate information and they can share these stories to family and in their own communities. They can also now their signs when watching TV news.
It’s a nice idea to target children and young adults as another audience for news TV. It’s nice to train them to understand complex news reports. Children have pure souls and they are the people who care sincerely about the planet and its happenings. We need to let them understand of the things happening around them and how they can contribute to making the world a better place to live in.
It is however alarming that some sources of information they pick up are false and inaccurate. The implications of this can be devastating. Absorbing fake news can have bad effects. In the long run this may affect their reasoning and may not be able to identify reality and those that are not real in terms of information dissemination. Everyone including the government and media should work together to bring out accurate and worth to know TV news.