World Television Day 2022: Check the history, facts and significance of this day
New Delhi: World Television Day is observed on November 21 every year. This day is celebrated to celebrate the importance and impact of television in our lives. We all know how important television is to society and an individual’s life.
We all know the significant role television plays in both the society and the lives of individuals. It is a source of information and entertainment for us. Thanks to this electronic media, we are constantly aware of the happenings in the world.
History of World Television Day:
The first electric television was developed in 1927 by American inventor Philo Taylor Farnsworth. The first broadcast of Charles Francis Jenkins’ first machine television station, W3XK, went on the air a year later. World Television Day was established on November 21 by the United Nations General Assembly through Resolution 51/205 on December 17, 1996.
Awareness of the growing influence of television on our decision-making, it did. Everything happening in the world could be watched on television from the comfort of our living rooms. The first World Television Forum was organized by the United Nations on November 21 and 22, 1996. Leading media personalities gathered to talk about the importance of television. Changes in our changing environment. They also discussed ways to improve their cooperation.
Significance of World Television Day:
The creation of television and its importance in modern life is celebrated on World Television Day. Televisions are becoming an essential part of our lives, providing us entertainment and news in real time. Despite the increased use of OTT services, televisions still hold a special place in our hearts. Many people have long been in the habit of spending their days with some television enjoyment.