mass media

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mass medium

n. pl. mass media
A means of public communication reaching a large audience.

mass media

pl n
(Communications & Information) the means of communication that reach large numbers of people in a short time, such as television, newspapers, magazines, and radio

mass′ me′dia


n.pl.
the means of communication, as television and newspapers, that reach great numbers of people.
[1920–25]
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'Despite spending 33 billion rupees on law and order, brazen violation of Human Rights being committee in Balochistan while mainstream media not interest in highlighting issues of Balochistan.' Nawabzada Haji Lashkari Raisani added.
'But when a mainstream media - our last bastion of truth - resorted to fake news, this is a bad sign indeed.'
"Social media is giving people a platform, and from there, the mainstream media is requesting their songs, which they play."
In our time, when we blame the social media for being the worst sinners in spreading fake news , it is important that we remember that mainstream media is not all that neutral either, especially not the big international TV channels.
This transformation has been made possible by the complete fusion of mainstream media and politics.
Head of Freedom Network, a media watchdog, Iqbal Khattak, suggested that members of religious minorities focus on social media apart from mainstream media.
It is getting more violent and more clashes are erupting between protesters and the police, but none of the mainstream media outlets were seen covering it or showing the violent footage.
'The level of public trust in the mainstream media, whether printed or electronic, is high.
Alternative media differ from mainstream media in ideological stance.
That process reached its height in 2013, when Imran Khan and the PTI fiercely attacked major mainstream media outlets and senior journalists for being part of a "rigging" process - claims that have yet to be substantiated.
The Corrupt Mainstream Media loves to keep pushing that narrative, but they know it is not true!" Trump tweeted.
Seventy-five students, compared to the thousands--some say hundreds of thousands--of "students" bused in to Washington the week before, no doubt caused some in the freedom fight to ask: How can such low numbers of people who dare to speak the truth outshine the mainstream media's anti-gun agenda, which aims to drown out or ignore that truth?