The educative value of the television is great. It is a very effective medium of the of instruction. The combination of sight and sound makes the lesson interesting and at the same time leaves a deeper impression on the mind so longer time. We can learn interesting facts about people living in different countries and states.
Most people watch T.V. for their entertainment. The films, serials and other programmes shown on T.V. are enjoyed by many. With so many channels to choose from today’s viewer has no trouble passing his time.
T.V. is not an unmixed blessing though. Too much of it harms our eye as well as dulls our mind. It causes an adverse affect on our studies. Many people are unnaturally influenced by the programmes shown on the television. They take to violence and misbehaviour with women. All these are unwanted effects of T.V.
On the whole, the television is more of a blessing than a curse. It is up to us to make the best use of it without sacrificing our health or mental well being. Thus, like everything else in life, television is good in moderation and bad in excess.