Wordlist: Media basics - List 2

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press conference
 
a question and answer session with members of television, print and other media
 
hold a press conference
 
 
journalism
 
the aggregating, writing, editing, and presenting of news or news articles for widespread distribution, typically in periodical print publications and broadcast news media, for the purpose of informing the audience
 
news
 
new information of interest; reports of current events broadcast via media such as newspapers or television
 
news agency
 
an organisation that gathers and distributes news
 
latest
 
most recent; last
 
outdated
 
out of date, old-fashioned, not the latest one
 
interactive
 
acting with each other
 
computerisation
 
the act of computerising something, or something computerised
 
surveillance
 
close observation of an individual or group, especially one under suspicion; systematic observation of places and people by visual, aural, electronic, photographic or other means
 
media literacy
 
the competence to deal with and use different media
 
censorship
 
the use of state or group power to control freedom of expression, such as passing laws to prevent media from being published or propagated
 
 
    • press conference, press conferences(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a question and answer session with members of television, print and other media
    • Example:
      • What time will the press conference be?
    • hold a press conference(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • The press conference will be held at 3 pm.
    • journalism[dʒɜnɛlɪzm](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the aggregating, writing, editing, and presenting of news or news articles for widespread distribution, typically in periodical print publications and broadcast news media, for the purpose of informing the audience
    • Example:
      • I work in journalism.
    • news[n(j)uːz](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • new information of interest; reports of current events broadcast via media such as newspapers or television
    • Example:
      • Did you listen to the news tonight?
    • news agency, news agencies(noun)
    • Definition:
      • an organisation that gathers and distributes news
    • Example:
      • He's working at a news agency.
    • latest[ˈleɪt.ɪst](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • most recent; last
    • Example:
      • Here is the latest news on the accident.
    • outdated(adjective)
    • Definition:
      • out of date, old-fashioned, not the latest one
    • Example:
      • Your version of the document is outdated.
      • Antonym(s):
        current
    • interactive[ɪnˈtɜː(ɹ)ˈæktɪv](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • acting with each other
    • Example:
      • Human communication is an interactive process.
    • computerisation[kʌmˌpjutəraɪˈzeɪʃən](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the act of computerising something, or something computerised
    • Example:
      • Computerisation is a long, on-going process.
    • surveillance(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • close observation of an individual or group, especially one under suspicion; systematic observation of places and people by visual, aural, electronic, photographic or other means
    • Example:
      • Surveillance of public places is an issue.
    • media literacy(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the competence to deal with and use different media
    • Example:
      • Developing media literacy is very important nowadays.
    • censorship[ˈsɛnsəˌʃɪp](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the use of state or group power to control freedom of expression, such as passing laws to prevent media from being published or propagated
    • Example:
      • Political censorship occurs when governments hold back information from their citizens.
 

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        outdated
        out of date, old-fashioned, not the latest one
        press conference
        a question and answer session with members of television, print and other media
        news agency
        an organisation that gathers and distributes news
        computerisation
        the act of computerising something, or something computerised
        news
        new information of interest; reports of current events broadcast via media such as newspapers or television
        censorship
        the use of state or group power to control freedom of expression, such as passing laws to prevent media from being published or propagated
        media literacy
        the competence to deal with and use different media
        surveillance
        close observation of an individual or group, especially one under suspicion; systematic observation of places and people by visual, aural, electronic, photographic or other means
        journalism
        the aggregating, writing, editing, and presenting of news or news articles for widespread distribution, typically in periodical print publications and broadcast news media, for the purpose of informing the audience
        interactive
        acting with each other
        latest
        most recent; last
        hold a press conference
         
         
         
         

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