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1. Communication channels through which news, entertainment, education, data, or promotional messages are disseminated. Media includes every broadcasting and narrowcasting medium such as newspapers, magazines, TV, radio, billboards, direct mail, telephone, fax, and internet. Media is the plural of medium and can take a plural or singular verb, depending on the sense intended.
2. Data storage material divided into three broad categories according to the recording method: (1) Magnetic, such as diskettes, disks, tapes, (2) Optical, such as microfiche, and (3) Magneto-Optical, such as CDs and DVDs.

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When I started my company I decided to use several types of media to advertise my new adventure, so I started with a newspaper ad and a radio commercial.
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Joe thought the mainstream media was biased towards oranges, so he assumed he wouldn't be able to get "Funky Freddies Apple Fan Club" on the air.
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I referenced the media in my article because they have so much power they can mostly determine if someone is guilty or innocent.
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A Statement Made by James Cramer While Starting
"The dead-tree boys must be shaking in their boots. We now have the money we need to complete our vision of crushing the old line media behemoths. ( co-founder James Cramer, in a May 1998 press release)"
- James Cramer

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