Running head: CHILDRENS TELEVISION PROGRAMS AND ACT
Children's television programming and act
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CHILDRENS TELEVISION PROGRAMS AND ACT
Children's television programs and ACT
The ACT is an organization that was established by different parents with the aim of
demanding reforms for the children's programs in the field of media. The group of parents
noted that their children where being spoilt by the television programs that were broadcasted
mainly for children (Gross, 2012). The programs had a massive impact on the life of children
from five years and above. The music industry and television programs were benefiting from
these programs mostly on Sunday and saturday mornings.
The impacts of the television programs were noted by the parents who were able to wake
up in the morning (Barcus, 1971). Hence, they discovered that the television programs aired
for their children were destructive programs which were capable of spoiling the child's life.
The cartoon programs were the dominating soaps on Sunday morning and hence capturing a
significant number of children. The television program by then was focused on how to
entertain the public such that the radio programs were losing their interest in the public due to
concentration made on the TV programs.
The television organizations were mainly focused on comercials activity regardless of the
programs presented to the public. In 1960, the FCC chair had agreed that the televisio...