Media is a means for communicating to groups. This includes broadcast media such as a newspaper that requires a large investment such that it is typically controlled by a small elite and internet media that is open to billions of people. Media also includes immersive experiences that feel real but include simulated digital entities. The following are common examples of media.
Brochures & Catalogs
Online Video Platforms
Traditional MediaMedia that has been around for three or more generations such that it has become embedded in traditional culture.
Digital MediaMedia that is delivered electronically. These are mostly new media that have a relatively short history.
OverviewMedia is a means to communicate to a wide audience. Changes to media can result in large social and cultural shifts. For example, digital media democratized access to publishing whereby anyone can publish to anyone. This has arguably led to a more fragmented culture.Next: Digital Media
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