[ dij-i-tl me-dee-uh ]
/ ˈdɪdʒ ɪ tl ˈme di ə /
(usually used with a singular verb) video, audio, software, or other content that is created, edited, stored, or accessed in digital form, through numeric encoding and decoding of data: The distribution of digital media will soon outpace sales of print newspapers, magazines, and books. Passionate amateurs can now afford to make and distribute independent movies using digital media, without the prohibitive costs of film.
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Origin of digital media
First recorded in 1985–90
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