the traditional forms of mass media, as television, radio, magazines, and newspapers, as opposed to online means of mass communication. Abbreviation: MSM
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How to use mainstream media in a sentence
People are still making fun of her because the mainstream media set a narrative for years that she was someone it was fun and entertaining to mock, and because we live in a culture that loves to make fun of women.Britney Spears wasn’t wrong to think people would mock her for telling the truth | Constance Grady | June 24, 2021 | Vox
The mainstream media is engaged in some very warranted soul-searching when it comes to the possibility that the coronavirus leaked from a lab in Wuhan, China, rather than occurring naturally.What a proven coronavirus lab leak theory would mean | Aaron Blake | May 27, 2021 | Washington Post
This groundbreaking work was the first time a mainstream media organization made such an attempt, and the editors explained this decision and others they made in a note to readers.Two ProPublica Local Reporting Network Projects Named Finalists for Shadid Award for Journalism Ethics | by ProPublica | February 8, 2021 | ProPublica
His Twitter feed is a stream of invective against Democrats and mainstream media outlets such as the New York Times.14 Twitter and Instagram accounts you should follow for election news | Jeff | November 4, 2020 | Fortune
With mainstream media sources surrounded by more public skepticism than ever, prediction markets are part of an emerging tendency to “trust the crowd” rather than relying on polling and other traditional means of gauging public opinion.How to bet on the presidential election—and why prediction markets might be better than polls | reymashayekhi | October 21, 2020 | Fortune
More mainstream media, like USA Today and TV Guide, begin picking up the Buress story.How the World Turned on Bill Cosby: A Day-by-Day Account | Scott Porch | December 1, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Indeed, even today, this how most conflicts around the globe are still portrayed by much of the mainstream media.
And by and large, they get the mainstream media to take their side!
By contrast, McConnell has embraced his new (and quite ironic) mainstream media ally.Those Alison Lundergan Grimes Obituaries Were Premature—She’s Hanging On | Jonathan Miller | October 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
So why not test the waters with a potential partner by hinting at something currently highlighted in the mainstream media?