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Mass communication especially television has been an important way of communication for many people around the word In the United States the media is mainly responsible for what many people watch and somewhat for some peoples addiction to TV Since many shows expose many controversial topics of interest to the audience In this essay several reactions are shown from two authors Ehreneich who holds that television talk shows exploit their participants and Marie Winn who quotes that a heavy viewer who confess that watching TV makes him feel sapped will-less enervated According to Ehrenrerich essay In Defense of Talk Shows TV talk shows are only making promotions at the cost of other people Mentioning that many of them benefit themselves by exploiting their guests I agree with Ehrenreich since she explains how talk shows try to get the attention of the viewers by bringing up topics that many people endure in their daily lives However once the problems are exposed instead of resolving it they dig deeper into the situation In addition since the producers and the hosts know that many viewers are interested in finding out more regarding certain topics big controversies arise According to Ehrenreich many topics include husbands says she looks like a cow pressure to lose her virginity mate wants more sex than I do Furthermore there is no way to find out whether the guest would actually benefit from such shows since during the airing time many are helped by psychologist One example is in the show Geraldo Sally Jessy who stole her best friends boyfriend now dressed in schoolgirlish plaid and claimed her attitude had changed-thanks to the therapy dispensed on the show However this changed did happened after being booed and shamed by the audience Even though Susan suddenly changed after Gerardos show not everyone who participates in such talk shows benefit positively from exposing hisher personal problems Many of the
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