Television Programs and Development of Moral Values

Document Type: Research Paper

Author

Associate Professor of Communication, East Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

Abstract

In this study, the relationship between the viewing of television programs (programs toward God, the lessons of the Quran, the Fath) in the fields of Tehran citizens to moral values (Faith, virtue, purification and self-purification, prayer, reading culture, integrity, justice-oriented, good relations with others) have been investigated. The statistical population of this research over 15 years in four regions (2-13-17-22) of Tehran municipality is living That the total population are 1219432 people. Methods In this study is Survey, in the view of the purpose of the application, in terms of quantitative data, the correlation method and the method of data collection. Implement for collection of data is questionnaire in this study, It includes 30 items and is adjusted by the investigator. The validity and reliability of the questionnaire were examined and approved by using Cronbach's alpha test expert opinion. Based on the results of the data analysis, there is relationship between the viewing television programs (programs toward God, the Lessons of the Quran, and the story of the conquest) with Tehran citizens tend moral values. According to the positive correlation can be said there is a positive correlation between two variables viewing television programs (programs toward God, the Lessons of the Quran, and the story of the conquest) and tend of Tehran citizens to moral values, and the relationship between the two variables is direct. In other words, if people watch more the plans of God, the Lessons of the Quran, the story of the conquest, they are also more inclined to moral values.

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