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'''Television''' was the first [[technology]] to allow images to be transmitted for remote viewing. It was quickly adopted by governments worldwide as an effective means of broadcasting.
In the UK, television development was organised by the [[BBC]] , which was founded in [] under [[John Reith]].
On average, US citizens spend about 5 hours/day watching television. [[John Whitehead]] suggests that they "are being programmed to accept the brutality, surveillance and dehumanizing treatment of the American police state as things happening to other people."<ref name=nb>http://www.newsbud.com/2017/01/24/nothing-is-real-when-reality-tv-programming-masquerades-as-politics/</ref>