Television: history and influence on our daily life History Television is a major medium of information dissemination and news remission to the public. Approximately 90 percent of all households possess a television set. Everyone wants to be in the know (Ghimire and Arathi 2). People follow different forms of news and information. Some prefer following politics, others business news, while some are glued to the daily television programs. The evolution and invention of television undoubtedly changed the world. Televisions became available to the public from the early 40??™s. However, its popularity began on a slow off. About 8000 households had access to television at the end of the Second World War. There were only black and white televisions with a few channels to watch at this time. There was so little focus on news. The programming was majorly entertainment.