chapter  11
ARE YOU RECEIVING ME?
ByJustin Lewis
Pages 13

Television today represents one of the most important sources of information available to our society. Hours upon hours of words and images flood from the TV screen into most people’s homes every day. It has become part of our environment, as varied or repetitive as the jobs some of us do when we are not watching it. It teaches us, tells stories, makes us laugh, makes us angry-it guides us into a whole series of different worlds and asks us to position ourselves in relation to them.