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Focus on True Crime Media Analysis Project: What is Media?

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Media and "The Media"

Media is a term for communication outlets used to deliver information.  They can be books, films, paintings, songs, TV shows, poems, video games, magazines, podcasts, music videos, newspapers, web forums, email newsletters, tweets, Snapchat stories, street art, protest signs, photos, Facebook posts, pamphlets, etc. The plural of media is medium. 

"The Media" collectively refers to Mass Media.  It's an umbrella term for newspapers, magazines, TV, websites, radio, and social media. 

Information Timeline-When Media is Created

 

Mass Media

"The Media"

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