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Media may refer to:

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  • 1 Physical means
    • 1.1 Communication
    • 1.2 Computing
    • 1.3 Fine art
    • 1.4 Life sciences
  • 2 Places
    • 2.1 United States
    • 2.2 Elsewhere
  • 3 Arts, entertainment, and media
  • 4 Transport
  • 5 See also

Physical means[edit]


  • Media (communication), tools used to deliver information or data
    • Advertising media, various media, content, buying and placement for advertising
    • Broadcast media, communications delivered over mass electronic communication networks
    • Digital media, electronic media used to store, transmit, and receive digitized information
    • Electronic media, communications delivered via electronic or electromechanical energy
    • Hypermedia, media with hyperlinks
    • Interactive media, media that is interactive
    • Mass media, all means of mass information and communication
    • MEDIA Programme, a European Union initiative to support the European audiovisual sector
    • Multimedia, communications that incorporate multiple forms of information content and processing
    • New media, the combination of traditional media and computer and communications technology
    • News media, mass media focused on communicating news
    • Print media, communications delivered via paper or canvas
    • Published media, any media made available to the public
    • Recording medium, devices used to store information
    • Social media, media disseminated through social interactions


  • Media player (software), for playing audio and video
  • Storage media, in data storage devices

Fine art[edit]

  • List of art media, materials and techniques used by an artist to produce a work of art

Life sciences[edit]

See also: Medium (disambiguation) § Natural science

  • Media, a group of insect wing veins in the Comstock-Needham system
  • Growth medium, objects in which microorganisms or cells can experience growth
  • Media filter, a filter consisting of several different filter materials
  • Tunica media, the middle layer of the wall of a blood vessel


United States[edit]

  • Media, Illinois
  • Media, Kansas
  • Media, Pennsylvania


  • Media (castra), a fort in the Roman province of Dacia
  • Media (region) a region of and former empire based in north-western Iran, best known for having been the political and cultural base of the Medes and other ancient Iranian people
  • Media, Africa, an Ancient city and former bishopric, now a Latin Catholic titular see in Algeria

Arts, entertainment, and media[edit]

  • Media (album), the 1998 album by The Faint
  • Media, a 2017 American TV thriller film directed by Craig Ross Jr.


  • Media (AK-83), a World War II US Navy ship that was never commissioned
  • Media (automobile company)
  • RMS Media, a Cunard Line cargo liner in service 1948–61

See also[edit]

  • Kaus Media, a star system in the constellation Sagittarius
  • Medea (disambiguation)
  • Media ecology
  • Media meshing
  • Media psychology
  • Media studies
  • Medium (disambiguation)
  • Multimedia learning

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