World Television Day
The television is something that almost everyone who grew up in western countries takes for granted. It has been there, in the corner, since childhood, providing entertainment and learning opportunities. Television, which was invented by a variety of people in the late 19th or early 20th centuries, and often attributed to John Logie Baird has revolutionized the world.
Moving images were finally able to be projected properly from all over the globe into ordinary homes. This was a breakthrough that allowed for unprecedented access to entertainment and information previously unimaginable. This innovation brought about profound social and political changes. It was decided that the medium should be recognized formaly on a global level.
In the middle of the 1990s, the United Nations hosted the first World Television Forum. It was from this forum that World Television Day was created. This forum brought together top media professionals to discuss the increasing impact of TV on decision-making and public opinions when it came to security and peace around the world.
The 21st November 1996 World Television Day was declared by the United Nations General Assembly. This also happened the year that the first World Television Forum took place. This decision was made by the United Nations to recognize the growing influence television has on decision-making. Television brought various threats and conflicts to the attention of the world and also covered other important issues such as economic and social.
Before this, information was received via radio broadcasting if a household had a transistor radio and newspapers. Television broadcasts began with a simple black-and-white bulletin read by a man. However, the technology grew to include photographs of events and interviews with individuals. When color technology was introduced in the mid- to late sixties and television technology continues to improve with ever more sophisticated optics and digital enhancements, monochrome was abandoned.
World Television Day, however, is not intended to celebrate the electronic tool, but the philosophy it represents, a philosophy that promotes openness and transparency in the world’s issues. Although television has been viewed as a symbol of communication and globalization in our modern world for a long time, not all government representatives saw it that way.
Germany’s delegation stated that television is just one medium of information. The vast majority of people could view World Television Day as a rich day. They don’t have television access. Radio is a great source of information, but there are more important things in the media.
Despite this objectionable claim, television is still an important innovation for humanity. It belongs in the same category with the printing press and radio communication. World Television Day allows us to not only appreciate the technological genius of scientists and engineers who made seemingly impossible tasks possible, but also to learn about the cultural and social implications that such unifying medium has had for our global communities.
Although the internet has brought us together in ways that we did not expect or could have imagined, World Television Day reminds us that television was first and set the stage for all of our future endeavors.
Watching television is the best way to celebrate World Television Day. But what? But are they not vulgar reality shows that offer little or no value to their viewers? World Television Day allows you to revisit and relive the best moments of television, which helped bring the reality and advancements in technology into your home. This will forever change how you see the world.
1954 saw the debut of Disney’s “Wonderful World of Color”, an animated variety show that combined classic cartoons, drama, and documentary programming. In 1960, the first televised presidential debate was televised. It featured Richard Nixon, Republican Vice President, and John F. Kennedy (a relatively unknown Massachusetts senator). This event changed the course of the presidential election forever.
American voters saw their candidates for the first time. This worked in favor of Kennedy’s young, handsome victory. Few moments in television history can ever match the impact of Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Ed “Buzz‚Äù Aldrin’s 1969 moon landing. Many people consider this a pivotal moment in life.
World Television Day was created to bring attention to these issues annually. Over the years, the major television stations have gathered on this day to pay tribute to the role of TV in our lives. Anyone can celebrate by turning on their TV and watching.
You don’t need to rely on broadcast networks for ideas on what to watch on World Television Day. Our televisions are now internet-compatible, so we can access content that is relevant to our interests. You can use your TV set to access historical documentaries, or to choose a cultural figure that has had an impact on the world. You will be true to the purpose of television media: to inspire and educate.
If you prefer to be entertained, you can choose a classic movie from Hollywood’s archives and pretend you are the original audience. Are you feeling adventurous? You feel adventurous?