from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A plural of medium. See Usage Note at medium.
- n. Linguistics See medial.
- n. The middle, often muscular layer of the wall of a blood vessel.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The middle layer of the wall of a blood vessel or lymph vessel which is composed of connective and muscular tissue.
- n. A voiced stop consonant.
- n. Plural form of medium.
- n. Means and institutions for publishing and broadcasting information.
- n. The journalists and other professionals who comprise the mass communication industry.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The latinic plural form of medium, sometimes used as a singular noun with the same meaning as medium.
- n. The public institutions that report the news, such as newspapers, magazines, radio, and television, collectively; the news media.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In anatomy, the middle tunic of an artery or a lymphatic vessel. Leidy, Anat. (1889).
- n. Plural of medium.
Yes, this code word for \ "liberal media, \" or \ "not liberal enough media\" or \ "not-the-person-on-the-television-at-that-moment media, \" is like rice deploring white.
Such media should be referred to as _liquefiable media_; in point of fact, however, they are usually grouped together with the solid media.
Referring to a claim by media that Ma was only informed about the situation following an inquiry from CNA, Chang said the government must learn from the episode because it cannot rely on the media to when dealing with developing crises.
The @media rule allows different style rules for different media in the same style sheet.
Brent Bozell III is president of the Media Research Center, a media watchdog organization that popularized the term "media bias."
Fred Friendly, the CBS News president at one point, said what really matters in media is not the First Amendment or censorship, but the master switch - this idea that there's some control of information that the industries have beyond anything else.
Science fiction in media is exponentially bigger as a market than science fiction in literary form.
Part of the reason I have a hard time w/accepting accolades or even compliments, really, for any of the posting or community moderating i've done, re: race and representation in media, is that I really refuse to accept the idea that I'm doing anything new.
The phrase "media event" doesn't quite capture what was going on.
And the term "media" in the lab's title has taken on seemingly unbounded meaning.