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World Television Day 2020: TV takes centre stage amid pandemic

Nov 21, 2020 11:21 IST

World Television Day is commemorated every year on the 21st of November, emphasising on the important role of the television in globalization and communication. The UN General Assembly on 17 December 1996 marked 21st November as World Television Day, which is the day the World Television Forum was held. This time the day falls in the middle of a deadly pandemic, showing how the television has taken centre stage at home. According to reports, TV viewership has increased with people widely consuming news and entertainment at home.

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