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.
A Long-Delayed Reckoning of the Cost of Silence...
by By JIM RUTENBERG on October 23, 2017 at 2:06 am
One reason we’re just hearing about harassment claims against Harvey Weinstein and Bill O’Reilly has to do with nondisclosure agreements signed by the accusers. […]
With Literary Support, Xerox Asserts Its Modern...
by By MATT KRUPNICK on October 22, 2017 at 10:36 pm
Xerox, in collaboration with the 92nd Street Y, gathered essays from writers like Gary Shteyngart and Joyce Carol Oates to help reinforce its role in the workplace. […]
At BuzzFeed, a Pivot to Movies and Television
by By SYDNEY EMBER on October 22, 2017 at 9:26 pm
Matthew Henick, a onetime teenage ringtone magnate, is leading the company away from popular shorts toward deals with production studios. […]
‘Tyler Perry’s Boo 2’ Is No. 1 Amid a...
by By BROOKS BARNES on October 22, 2017 at 7:08 pm
Hollywood cleaned its cupboard over the weekend, releasing five new films with limited potential. But Tyler Perry secured his sixth No. 1 opening. […]
The Newseum Is Increasingly Relevant, but Can It...
by By SOPAN DEB on October 22, 2017 at 4:00 pm
The institution that celebrates journalism is now reckoning with years of financial deficits, partly caused by a news industry in turmoil. […]