The history of talk shows spans back from the 1950s to current, it has been one of the earliest formats of television broadcasting. In a talk show, one person (or group) discusses various topics under the supervision of a talk show host. This discussion can be in the form of an interview or a simple conversation about important social, political or religious issues and events, among others. The way the host is discussing things during the broadcast shapes the tone and style of the show.
Talk shows deliver an unfiltered exchange of opinions from a wide range of speakers and experts.
Television remains a cornerstone for the opinion shaping of a society and is a means to achieve social control. Like that, talk shows have become an effective way to communicate state policy; in a way that things that have been decided beforehand are sold through the discussion, which is not free but shaped and mostly agreed upon (with the selection of guests for example), as without any alternative, or the best of all alternatives.
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