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1       n-sing-coll   You can refer to television, radio, newspapers, and magazines as the media.  
the N  
It is hard work and not a glamorous job as portrayed by the media., ...bias in the news media..., Media coverage of cycling in July was pretty impressive.     
    mass media  
    multimedia  
2    Media is a plural of medium.  


mass media     
You can use the mass media to refer to the various ways, especially television, radio, newspapers, and magazines, by which information and news are given to large numbers of people.      n-sing-coll   usu the N  
...mass media coverage of the issue.     
media circus        ( media circuses    plural  ) If an event is described as a media circus, a large group of people from the media is there to report on it and take photographs.      n-count  
  (disapproval)   
The couple married in the Caribbean to avoid a media circus.     
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n.
a group selfie ; a picture taken by one person next to other people, usually to share it through social media
[Slang] comes from the combination of "selfie" and "us"
v.
to lie lazily (in the sun): lizards bask on rocks, people bask on beaches. Also fig: to bask in someone's reflected glory; to bask in media attention.
n.
a photo of one's suntanned legs usually taken with a smartphone and shared on social media
[Neologism] combination of "legs" and "selfie". Legsies are commonly used to brag about one's vacation
n.
a person who deliberately misleads someone on social media as to their identity
n.
posting a picture of one's pet on social media, with a sign describing the animal's wrongdoing
more specific: cat shaming or dog shaming
n.
a concept relating to internet social media where people interact with each other using online identity generally referred as ‘users’ which collectively describes as virtual public.
[Tech.] online users, online avatars, internet social media public
exp.
= bad press: negative opinion or image expressed in the media
The firm got some negative press over that decision
n.
cyber protest is expression of complaint through the medium of electronic communication on the electronic and digital Medias.
[Tech.];[Leg.]
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