- media me‧di‧a [ˈmiːdiə] nounthe (mass) media TELECOMMUNICATIONS all the different ways of entertaining and giving information to the public and advertising goods, for example television, radio, and newspapers:
• The Japanese media have carried detailed reports of the scandal.
• The company is keen to get its views across in the media.
• mass media advertising campaigns
• The group owns newspapers, TV stations and other media companies.ˌelectronic ˈmedia TELECOMMUNICATIONS [plural]ˌnew ˈmedia [uncountable] TELECOMMUNICATIONSmodern ways of distributing information and entertainment, such as the Internet:
• The rise of new media means that consumers are bombarded with messages.— see also magnetic media
* * *media UK US /ˈmiːdiə/ noun COMMUNICATIONS● the media — Cf. the media→ See also CROSS-MEDIA(Cf. ↑cross-media), ELECTRONIC MEDIA(Cf. ↑electronic media), HYPERMEDIA(Cf. ↑hypermedia), MAGNETIC MEDIA(Cf. ↑magnetic media), MASS MEDIA(Cf. ↑mass media), MIXED MEDIA(Cf. ↑mixed media), MULTIMEDIA(Cf. ↑multimedia) adjective, NEW MEDIA(Cf. ↑new media), RETAIL MEDIA(Cf. ↑retail media), SOCIAL MEDIA(Cf. ↑social media)
Financial and business terms. 2012.