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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)

Subheadings

Information Technology Communications, Computation, Storage, Authoring, Simulation

Multimedia Video, Animation Image, Object Scent, Flavor Audio, Text Haptic, Other

Resources

These are organized by a classification scheme developed exclusively for Cosma. More…

General

Dictionary

media : a medium of cultivation, conveyance, or expression — Webster See also Oxford, OneLook, Free Dictionary, Wiktionary, InfoPlease, Word Reference, Urban Dictionary

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

Thesaurus

Roget’s II (Thesaurus.com), Merriam-Webster Thesaurus, Visuwords

Encyclopedia

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

Britannica, Columbia (Infoplease)

Innovation

Innovations in Communications Media (Innovations Report)

Science


Media research: The black box (Jim Schnabel, Nature)

Commerce

Entrepreneurship

Indiegogo

Product

Shop Amazon Gift Zazzle

Preservation

History

Communications Collection (National Museum of American History)
Media History Project
Media History Timeline (Media History Project)
Media Publishing Timeline (Information Please)

Museum

Museum of Television and Radio’s Website (The Paley Center for Media)
UK’s National Media Museum

Archive

Library of Congress Finding Aids

Library

WorldCat (OAIster) Library of Congress, UPenn Online Books, Open Library

Bibliography

Cinema and Media Studies (Oxford Bibliographies)

Participation

Participatory Media & Culture: The Spirit of the Human (Deb Balzhiser, Caroline E. Jones and Julie Good, Technoculture)

Education

What is Media Education? (Media Literacy Week)

Course

Media Arts & Sciences (MIT Open Courseware)
BBC Free Courses
OER Commons: Open Educational Resources
Open Education Consortium

Community

Community Media (Wikipedia)

Quotation

Quotations Page Bartlett’s

Event

Conference Alerts Worldwide (Conal)
Meetup.com

Forum

Reddit

Blog

WordPress

News

Media News (New York Times)
Media News & Resources (I Want Media)
Media & Internet (Big Think)
NPR Archives
Google News

Article

Media Articles (New York Times)
Google Scholar

Book

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

Government

Document

USA.gov

Expression

Fun


Arts

Artistic medium (Wikipedia)
List of artistic media (Wikipedia)
New media art (Wikipedia)

Poem

OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form

Rumor

Snopes

Future


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Media New York Times Media and Advertising News features breaking media and advertising industry news, commentary and analysis.