mainstream media

[ meyn-streem mee-dee-uh ]

noun(usually used with a plural verb)
  1. the traditional forms of mass media, as television, radio, magazines, and newspapers, as opposed to online means of mass communication. Abbreviation: MSM

Origin of mainstream media

First recorded in 1975–80

Words Nearby mainstream media Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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