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Definition of Media

(noun) Any digital, electronic, or printed means of communication.

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Usage Note

  • Media is the plural form of medium.

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Cite the Definition of Media

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “media.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved August 22, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/media/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

media. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/media/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “media.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed August 22, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/media/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“media.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 22 Aug. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/media/>.