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Loisirs Littéraires au XXe siècle (English: "Literary leasures in the 20th century"), an illustration from the story "The End of Books" by French writer Octave Uzanne and illustrator Albert Robida.
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Loisirs Littéraires au XXe siècle (English: "Literary leasures in the 20th century"), an illustration from the story "The End of Books" by French writer Octave Uzanne and illustrator Albert Robida.
This page Media is part of the medium specificity series.  Illustration: Laocoön and His Sons ("Clamores horrendos" detail), photo by Marie-Lan Nguyen.
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This page Media is part of the medium specificity series.
Illustration: Laocoön and His Sons ("Clamores horrendos" detail), photo by Marie-Lan Nguyen.
The Music of Gounod, a 'thoughtform' from Thought Forms (1901) by Annie Besant & Charles Webster Leadbeater, see visual music
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The Music of Gounod, a 'thoughtform' from Thought Forms (1901) by Annie Besant & Charles Webster Leadbeater, see visual music

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Media is plural for medium.

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Usage notes

When referring to the media, as in the mass media, i.e., the mass-communication industry comprising journalism and entertainment, media is usually held to be a singular noun (because it is not the plural of medium. It is a term derived from the concept of an industry communicating through different media, e.g., newspapers, television, films, magazines). In all other cases, it is the plural of medium, whether one is referring to artistic media, storage media (e.g., blank media, such as CDs), media players, etc.

Media may refer to:

Communications

Computing

Fine art

  • Media (arts), materials and techniques used by an artist to produce a work

Life sciences

Titles/names

Locations

Music

Mythology

  • Medea, the daughter of King Aeëtes of Colchis in Greek mythology

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