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January 22, 2006 Good article nominee Listed
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recommendation to add global key facts from International Television Expert Group —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talkcontribs) 17:05, September 22, 2009

The social aspects of the article is too brief[edit]

I think for the most of people, they want to see more information which has relationship with their daily life. While the social aspects of the article is too brief. I suggest that more information about television’s social effects should be explained in the article.



  1. ^ Michael, Waldman; Sean, Nicholson; Nodir, Adilov,. "Does Television Cause Autism?". The national bureau of economic research. 
You might be right, but I think most people probably want to know who invented TV, how, how it developed, how it works at a basic level, and how advances in technology have been applied to steadily improve it, and how those improvements work. At least I try (talk) 10:52, 11 April 2016 (UTC)

Blu-ray hype[edit]

The availability of storage media such as VHS tape (1976), DVDs (1997), and high-definition Blu-ray Discs (2006) enabled viewers to watch recorded material such as movies.

Someone please tell me, what precisely did Blu-ray enable, "watching recorded material"-wise, that DVDs didn't? — MaxEnt 04:25, 3 January 2016 (UTC)

One could say the same about DVDs vs. VHS. VHS vs. Betamax. The point is that they all enable the viewing of recorded material. At least I try (talk) 10:49, 11 April 2016 (UTC)

Edit request regarding lead[edit]

The lead currently says:

"Television became available in crude experimental forms in the late 1920s, but these did not sell to the public" The italicised phrase should be deleted, because pre-1945 sales are not discussed in the main article. (talk) 11:46, 24 January 2017 (UTC)