Wordlist: Media basics - List 1

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media
 
the journalists and other professionals who comprise the mass communication industry
 
mass media
 
collectively, the communications media, especially television, radio, and newspapers, that reach the mass of the people
 
multimedia
 
the use of different media to convey information; text together with audio, graphics and animation, often packaged on CD-ROM with links to the Internet
 
audiovisual
 
containing both aural and visual elements
 
print media
 
a collective noun for newspapers, magazines, books, etc.
 
sound storage medium
 
a medium (e.g. a cassette or a CD) to store audio files
 
image carrier
 
a medium to store images
 
global
 
concerning all parts of the world
 
information
 
things that are or can be known about a given topic; communicable knowledge of something
 
inform
 
to communicate knowledge to (an)other(s); to act as an informer (on …)
 
technology
 
the body of tools and other implements produced by a given society
 
influence
 
the power to affect, control or manipulate something or someone ; the ability to change the development of fluctuating things such as conduct, thoughts or decisions
 
freedom of the press
 
the right of the media to print, or otherwise disseminate, speech, ideas and opinions without fear or harm of prosecution
 
freedom of expression
 
the right to speak, or otherwise communicate, or even have, one's opinion without fear of harm or prosecution
 
 
    • media[ˈmiːdiə](uncountable noun)( usually with the definite article "the" )
    • Definition:
      • the journalists and other professionals who comprise the mass communication industry
    • Example:
      • The media sent the news around the world.
    • mass media(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • collectively, the communications media, especially television, radio, and newspapers, that reach the mass of the people
    • Example:
      • You shouldn't underestimate the influence of the mass media.
    • multimedia[mʌltɪ'miːdiə](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the use of different media to convey information; text together with audio, graphics and animation, often packaged on CD-ROM with links to the Internet
    • Example:
      • He gave a multimedia presentation.
    • audiovisual(adjective)
    • Definition:
      • containing both aural and visual elements
    • Example:
      • They put together a stunning audiovisual presentation, with movies and music as well as plenty of information.
    • print media(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a collective noun for newspapers, magazines, books, etc.
    • Example:
      • She's interested in print media.
    • sound storage medium, sound storage media(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a medium (e.g. a cassette or a CD) to store audio files
    • Example:
      • The store sells various sound storage media.
    • image carrier, image carriers(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a medium to store images
    • Example:
      • For her presentation, she needs sound storage media and image carriers.
    • global[ˈɡləʊbəl](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • concerning all parts of the world
    • Example:
      • Pollution is a global problem.
      • Synonym(s):
        international, universal, world-wide, planetary
      • Antonym(s):
        local, national, regional
    • information[ˌɪnfəˈmeɪʃən](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • things that are or can be known about a given topic; communicable knowledge of something
    • Example:
      • I need some more information about this issue.
    • inform[ˌɪnfɔː(r)m](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to communicate knowledge to (an)other(s); to act as an informer (on ...)
    • Example:
      • Can anyone inform me on what's going on?
    • technology, technologies[tɛkˈnɒlədʒi](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the body of tools and other implements produced by a given society
    • Example:
      • I heard that a new technology has been developed.
    • influence, influences[ˈɪn.flu.əns](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the power to affect, control or manipulate something or someone ; the ability to change the development of fluctuating things such as conduct, thoughts or decisions
    • Example:
      • He has been a great influence on the voters during the elections.
    • freedom of the press(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the right of the media to print, or otherwise disseminate, speech, ideas and opinions without fear or harm of prosecution
    • Example:
      • Do you have freedom of the press in your country?
    • freedom of expression(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the right to speak, or otherwise communicate, or even have, one's opinion without fear of harm or prosecution
    • Example:
      • Freedom of expression can be found in human rights documents.
 

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audiovisual
global
information
inform
technology
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        audiovisual
        containing both aural and visual elements
        freedom of expression
        the right to speak, or otherwise communicate, or even have, one's opinion without fear of harm or prosecution
        freedom of the press
        the right of the media to print, or otherwise disseminate, speech, ideas and opinions without fear or harm of prosecution
        multimedia
        the use of different media to convey information; text together with audio, graphics and animation, often packaged on CD-ROM with links to the Internet
        inform
        to communicate knowledge to (an)other(s); to act as an informer (on …)
        print media
        a collective noun for newspapers, magazines, books, etc.
        information
        things that are or can be known about a given topic; communicable knowledge of something
        media
        the journalists and other professionals who comprise the mass communication industry
        technology
        the body of tools and other implements produced by a given society
        mass media
        collectively, the communications media, especially television, radio, and newspapers, that reach the mass of the people
        sound storage medium
        a medium (e.g. a cassette or a CD) to store audio files
        influence
        the power to affect, control or manipulate something or someone ; the ability to change the development of fluctuating things such as conduct, thoughts or decisions
        global
        concerning all parts of the world
        image carrier
        a medium to store images
         
         
         
         

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