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Look up media in Wiktionary, the free dictionary.

Media may refer to: Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 150 languages. ...


In communication:

In data storage: Electronic media are those communications mediums which are based on electronic or electromechanical means of production and most often distinguished from print media. ... Mass media is a term used to denote, as a class, that section of the media specifically conceived and designed to reach a very large audience (typically at least as large as the whole population of a nation state). ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... News media satellite up-link trucks and photojournalists gathered outside the Prudential Financial headquarters in Newark, New Jersey in August, 2004 following the announcement of evidence of a terrorist threat to it and to buildings in New York City. ... Media are the means through which information is transmitted to a large audience. ...

In art: Bold textDigital media (as opposed to analog media) usually refers to electronic media that work on digital codes. ... A recording medium is a physical material that holds information expressed in any of the existing recording formats. ...

  • Media (arts), materials and techniques used by an artist to produce a work

In biology: In the arts, media (plural of medium) are the materials and techniques used by an artist to produce a work. ...

  • Growth media, objects in which microorganisms or cells can experience growth
  • Tunica media, the middle layer of the wall of a blood vessel

In astronomy: A growth medium is an object in which microorganisms or cells in experience growth. ... The tunica media (or just media) is the middle layer of an artery. ...

  • Kaus Media, a star system in the constellation Sagittarius

In geography: Delta Sagittarii (δ Sgr / δ Sagittarii) is a star in the constellation Sagittarius. ...

In popular culture: The Medes(ancient Kurdistan) were an Iranian people, who lived in the north, western, and northwestern portions of present-day Iran, and roughly the areas of present day Tehran, Hamedan, Azarbaijan, north of Esfahan, Zanjan, and Kurdistan. ... Media is a borough located in Delaware County, Pennsylvania 12 miles (19 km) west of Philadelphia, in a fertile and picturesque region. ... Media is a village located in Henderson County, Illinois. ...

Media is the first studio album by the indie rock band The Faint. ...

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Mass media - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1043 words)
Mass media is a term used to denote, as a class, that section of the media specifically conceived and designed to reach a very large audience (typically at least as large as the whole population of a nation state).
When members of the general public refer to "the media" they are usually referring to the mass media, or to the news media, which is a section of the mass media.
Media (the plural of medium) is a truncation of the term media of communication, referring to those organized means of dissemination of fact, opinion, entertainment, and other information, such as newspapers, magazines, cinema films, radio, television, the World Wide Web, billboards, books, CDs, DVDs, videocassettes, computer games and other forms of publishing.
Media (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (137 words)
Media, plural of "medium"; a means (a container or a vehicle) of carrying or communicating information.
Media (star), a star also known as Delta Sagittarii.
Media (region), region occupied by the Medes people in present-day Iran.
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