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Columns

MADURAI MOSAIC
The united colours of food and festivals
Enter any bustling wholesale bazaar or shopping area, any street or lane in Madurai -- but for South Avani Moola Street where jewellery shops are located -- you are sure to find more than one shop owned by a north Indian.

Though Marwaris ...


Yours anonymously
Alcoholics Anonymous is committed to de-addicting obsessed drinkers
VOICE YOUR VIEWS: SHOULD ADS AND PROGRAMMES WITH ADULT CONTENT TO BE AIRED ON TV?
Competition

There is a lot of competition in the media today. As a result, the producers of TV ads and programmes face tiff competition and always try to bring in new ideas to lure viewers. One way is to introduce adult content in TV programmes. When they ...


Detrimental

Ads and programmes with adult content need not be aired on TV. We never telecast such programmes in the past. It is only now that this harmful practice is gaining ground. Television today has become an indispensable medium and from a child to ...


Late night telecast

TV programmes with adult content tend to attract youngsters and divert and spoil their minds. Such programmes should be broadcast only late night.

T. Sekaran,

Madurai. ...


Stop

Television programmes are watched by children to the senior citizens. When ads with adult contents are played, it corrupts an innocent child’s mind. Teenagers in particular face the risk of getting spoilt. The society today is in need of ...


Ban

There should be a strict censoring of programmes being aired on television. The ones with adult contents affect the young impressionable minds. It is shocking to find even ads with adult content being telecast on children’s channels. ...


Avoid

Television is watched daily by all family members in any home. It gets very embarrassing when ads or programmes with adult contents are aired. It can have a denigrating effect on children. If at all, such programmes should be telecast only ...


Monitor kids

We all know ads and programmes with adult content are not good for children. But still such programmes are constantly aired on TV. The adult content of advertisements is particularly disturbing. It can make the youths err. It is important for ...


Censor

Advertisements are meant to entertain and promote a company’s product. But these days the way they are made evokes shame. The adult content exceeds the limit and appears obscene, affecting young minds. Like the Censor Board does in the ...


Vulgar

Nowadays, TV ads have become obscene and vulgar. And they undoubtedly affect young minds. It will be better if screening of such ads and programmes are withheld because they are otherwise meant only for entertainment. One should feel ...


A worrisome factor

It has become difficult today to watch TV with the entire family. TV ads and programmes can be creative but these days they are dumped only with adult contents. It is a worrisome feature. TV channels should refuse to accept and screen ads with ...


Harmful

TV produces more harm than good. In the past, TV was considered as the best edutainment media. Now it provides only cheap entertainment. Some channels telecast movies round-the-clock which is of no use. Children get glued to the "idot box" ...
Gender

When words kill
Do not take verbal abuse from your husband. Take the fight right back to him
People

The adventure begins
Who says stunts are meant only for boys? Carol Gracias is all game for them on “Fear Factor – II”



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