World Television Day is observed on November 21 to recognize the increasing impact of television on decision-making by bringing world attention to conflicts and threats to peace and security.
Observed on: 21 November
Organized by: UN
Introduces in: 1996 (UN Proclamation)
About World Television Day
United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 21 November as World Television Day in December 1996. This date commemorates the date on which the first World Television Forum was held on 21 and 22 November 1996.
This decision came in recognition of the increasing impact television has on decision-making by bringing world attention to conflicts and threats to peace and security and its potential role in sharpening the focus on other major issues, including economic and social issues.
This observation is important as it can spread the message and philosophy it holds. This is because television had a great impact in the society. Television educates, informs, entertains, instructs and influences society in so many ways.
Activities and Programs on World Television Day
World Television Day is observed with different programs, events and activities to spread the philosophy. Many writes features about the meaning behind this event in different Medias including print, blogs, online etc. Other programs include discussions, seminars, debates, etc. to show the importance of television and its role in society.
Watching television is most common in these days. It is good to watch modern and technological developments happening in the field of television. From size of television to the quality of picture and programs are also an important factor to look into.
Another important factor to look is the content of programs coming on these days in television. Trustworthiness of the news and other programs broadcast by television media. How it helps the society to progress, how it changes and influence the society, etc.
Programs and actions on the world television day must be to make sure that television should spread a good message to the society. This is a great medium to influence society.