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)
Google Books, ISBNdb
Media New York Times Media and Advertising News features breaking media and advertising industry news, commentary and analysis.
At Italian Vogue, a New Beginning
by By VANESSA FRIEDMAN on September 20, 2017 at 4:59 am
When Emanuele Farneti was named editor, the fashion world was shocked. Now he is the host of the biggest party of Milan Fashion Week. […]
Rolling Stone Faces Revived Lawsuit Over Campus...
by By BEN SISARIO on September 19, 2017 at 6:23 pm
An appeals court ruled that a defamation lawsuit involving two members of a fraternity at the center of a discredited article should go back to district court. […]
Fox Presses for Arbitration or Dismissal in Suit...
by By EMILY STEEL on September 19, 2017 at 4:46 pm
The lawsuit, which makes allegations of defamation and racial discrimination, was filed by a private detective at the center of the article. Fox News says it is “without merit.&rdquo […]
And This Year, the Emmy Goes to … Politics
by By JOHN KOBLIN on September 18, 2017 at 11:43 pm
From “Saturday Night Live” to “The Handmaid’s Tale,” shows with a political — and anti-Trump — viewpoint ruled the day at the Emmy Awards. […]
Woman Says Fox News Banned Her After She Accused...
by By EMILY STEEL on September 18, 2017 at 10:56 pm
The political commentator Scottie Nell Hughes said her allegation that Mr. Payne, an anchor on the network, had sexually assaulted her led to her being blacklisted as a guest. […]