What is another word for the mass media?

Pronunciation: [ðə mˈas mˈiːdiːə] (IPA)

"The mass media" is a phrase that refers to the platforms and channels that communicate information and news to a broad audience. There are several synonyms for "the mass media" such as "the press," "the news media," "the fourth estate," and "the mainstream media." These terms are widely used and often interchangeable, although they may imply different aspects of the media. "The press" tends to refer to print media, such as newspapers and magazines, while "the news media" encompasses both print and broadcast media, including websites, blogs, radio, and television. "The fourth estate" emphasizes the media's role in balancing government power, and "the mainstream media" speaks to the dominant, established sources of information.

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Famous quotes with The mass media

  • What the mass media offers is not popular art, but entertainment which is intended to be consumed like food, forgotten, and replaced by a new dish.
    W. H. Auden
  • Neither science, nor the politics in power, nor the mass media, nor business, nor the law nor even the military are in a position to define or control risks rationally.
    Ulrich Beck
  • But if Russia is to be part of this larger zone of peace it cannot bring into it its imperial baggage. It cannot bring into it a policy of genocide against the Chechens, and cannot kill journalists, and it cannot repress the mass media.
    Zbigniew Brzezinski
  • The United States is unusual among the industrial democracies in the rigidity of the system of ideological control - "indoctrination," we might say - exercised through the mass media.
    Noam Chomsky
  • People shouldn't expect the mass media to do investigative stories. That job belongs to the 'fringe' media.
    Ted Koppel

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