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The current global media ecology distorts our worldview (Miller). However, there are many news organizations that are trying to redress this problem. First, note the problems with the ways that global...

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The current global media ecology distorts our worldview (Miller). However, there are many news organizations that are trying to redress this problem. First, note the problems with the ways that global news has been covered (Hammer, Zuckerman and Miller). Then read the MIT civic media discussion and explain how the new international news sites embodycivic media values. Make sure to give specific examples of their civic media values and how they embody them in their practices.
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Soumi answered on Apr 17 2020
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CIVIC MEDIA VALUES
Table of Contents
Introduction    3
Identifying the Issues in the way of covering the Global News    3
Embodiment of the Civic Media Values by Latest Global News Websites as per the MIT Civic Media Discussion    3
Conclusion    4
References    5
Introduction
Media ecology comprises of the ways in the environment is represented in the society that embodies the news in such a way that it involves the citizens of the area. In the present days, the use of media ecology is more for presenting the news in an attractive way in order to attract more viewership or readership and not for presenting the actual story to the world. Therefore, the cu
ent study focuses on redressing the distortion of perception of the world on global news by incorporating the civic media values into them. Hence, the civic media discussion of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) will be considered in this context.
Identifying the Issues in the way of covering the Global News
The changes in the perception of the people have led to the expression of their point of views in a remarkably different way. However, in the field of civic media, the change of perception has been greatly influenced by the way the information has been presented to the world. Presently, as stated by de Zuniga et al. (2014), the civic media is making more use of the internet in sourcing its information, as well as in expressing the news media content. The reports by MIT has also presented a similar scenario, wherein the extensive use of internet for presenting news has been analyzed (BBC, 2018).
Although the method of using internet has been a beneficial one to some extent, the scenario is leading towards a negative one, due to the uncontrolled and non-scrutinized information over the websites. As supported by MIT Center for Civic Media (2011), the usage of internet has supported democratic opinion for the...
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