Essay topics: Today, there are more images of disasters and crime in the media. What the causes and what are your solutions.
It seems to be an increasingly widespread concern that the media coverage id filled with images of disaster and violence, and I think that advanced communication technologies and media companies and definitely responsible for this.
In the past, people got to know what happened lately only by listening to the radio and reading newspapers. This is no longer the case. Due to advanced communication technologies, individuals nowadays are surrounded by all kinds of media every moment. They are being kept informed about what is happening worldwide almost simultaneously by thousands of websites, TV live shows, radio programs, and even mobile phone text messages. As a result, bad news now has hi-tech wings and is being heard more often than ever before.
In order to solve this problem, in other words, to let the media provide more balanced coverage to the public, government’s intervention and guidance can make a difference. More importantly, media networks should not only function as a business, but take a larger social responsibility. Besides, the citizen should learn to live optimistically and actively. After all, it is we, who decide what we like to watch and read.
In sum, one of the main factors lead to this such social issue was people surrounded by some kinds of bad media. Consequently, the governments and the media agencies should join hands to tackle this modern-day problem.