Cosma provides access to content resources organized around these basic elements of a Communication System: Media (channel), Knowledge (message), Human (sender/receiver) and Noise (interference). See also Outline (Site Map)
These are organized by a classification scheme developed exclusively for Cosma. More…
medium : a means of effecting or conveying something: as a (1) : a substance regarded as the means of transmission of a force or effect (2) : a surrounding or enveloping substance plural usually media (1) : a channel or system of communication, information, or entertainment — compare mass medium (2) : a publication or broadcast that carries advertising (3) : a mode of artistic expression or communication — Webster See also Oxford, OneLook, Free Dictionary, Wiktionary, InfoPlease, Word Reference, Urban Dictionary
Media (singular medium) are the storage and transmission channels or tools used to store and deliver information or data. It is often referred to as synonymous with mass media or news media, but may refer to a single medium used to communicate any data for any purpose. — Wikipedia
Worlds of reference: Lexicography, learning and language from the clay tablet to the computer (McArthur, 1986)
Making connections: Communication through the ages (C. T. Meadow, 2002)
Ink into bits: A web of converging media (C. T. Meadow, 1998)
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Media New York Times Media and Advertising News features breaking media and advertising industry news, commentary and analysis.
2018 Oscar Nominations: ‘The Shape of Water’...
by By BROOKS BARNES on January 23, 2018 at 8:59 am
Guillermo del Toro’s fantasy led the nominations, including one for best picture. “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” and “Dunkirk” also emerged as strong contenders. […]
Murdoch’s Bid for Full Control of Sky Is Dealt...
by By PRASHANT S. RAO on January 23, 2018 at 7:31 am
The Competition and Markets Authority provisionally rejected 21st Century Fox’s proposed deal for the part of the satellite broadcaster it doesn’t already control. […]
Megyn Kelly vs. Jane Fonda: The Rematch
by By JOHN KOBLIN on January 22, 2018 at 7:20 pm
Giving NBC’s morning audience a glimpse of her Fox News persona, Ms. Kelly said Ms. Fonda “has no business lecturing anyone on what qualifies as offensive.&rdquo […]
Camila Cabello’s Solo Debut Opens at No. 1
by By BEN SISARIO on January 22, 2018 at 7:08 pm
The former Fifth Harmony member’s new album, “Camila,” had the equivalent of 119,000 sales. “The Greatest Showman” soundtrack slid to No. 2. […]
After #OscarsSoWhite, Hispanics Seek Their...
by By BROOKS BARNES on January 22, 2018 at 2:00 am
The last time a Hispanic actor was nominated for an Academy Award was 2012 and, according to a study, only 3 percent of speaking characters in films are Latino. […]