mass media

pl n
  1. the means of communication that reach large numbers of people in a short time, such as television, newspapers, magazines, and radio

Words Nearby mass media

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How to use mass media in a sentence

  • The pollsters concluded that generally Bulgarian students take little advantage of the mass media as a source of information.

    Area Handbook for Bulgaria | Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
  • Less than two percent of all the information thrown into mass media communication reaches its audience.

  • mass media activity is carried not by its own motivations, but by those of the market, whose locus it becomes.

  • Literacy made quite a number of practical experiences possible: education, mass media, political activism, industrial manufacture.

  • Other, more democratic states fostered a sense of national unity by mass media and school indoctrination.

    After the Rain | Sam Vaknin

Cultural definitions for mass media

mass media

Newspapers, motion pictures, radio, television, and magazines, all of which have the technical capacity to deliver information to millions of people.

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