Defining Civic Media Practice
February 27, 2018 | Publication | Journalism & Media
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report by the Engagement Lab at Emerson College examines how civic innovators are using media and technology to counter increasing distrust in institutions such as government and media. Through interviews with more than 40 practitioners, the MacArthur-supported report identifies “civic media practice” as media and technology used to facilitate democratic process. It identifies reflective questions that can be asked to track progress throughout a civic media project, and provides recommendations and common principles for those invested in transforming civic life through media practice.