Do We Watch Too Much TV?

The average person spends around 19 hours a week watching TV, while that might not sound like too much but it works out to be nearly 1000 hours a year. That pretty much means watching TV is one of everyone’s favourite pastimes. Do you think people are watching too much TV? How many hours do you spend watching TV LiveTribers?

Posted by on 22 May 2020

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    I made a conscious choice not to have a TV.

    Posted by Judith on 25 May 2020

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    I admit I love watching tv, but very selectively. Nearly all my tv time during this Covid19 is with SBS World Movies (one to three movies per day), it's my cinema "ersatz" free to air quality movies with no US junk flooded with constant syrupy or overdramatic music telling you all the time what to feel.

    Posted by eixie on 25 May 2020

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    I have reduced my capacity quite a bit. No more than two hours daily.

    Posted by Karen on 24 May 2020

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    Having the TV on while I do housework, cooking. washing and ironing for a back ground, apart from being entaining it keeps me informed but not sitting and watching all day.

    Posted by Angela on 23 May 2020

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    I gave up being brainwashed by mainstream media propaganda machines decades ago. People should get their info from the actual unbiased sources - creditable freelance journalists on the ground who don't start with an agenda. Make sure you know what every journalist has previously reported on, the position they took on it & who they work for.

    Posted by vegandelight on 22 May 2020

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    19 hours isn't much , it depends on what you are watching . Don't forget it was the only medium of information , after newspapers , telex , telegraph and before PC's , mobiles , pads , pods , watches etc. Also one can watch more on tv , rather than free to air . I guess we live in an age of information , and the more you watch the more informed you are , as we get to voice our opinions instead of being dictated to !

    Posted by robert on 22 May 2020

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