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Descriptor in English: Communications Media
Descriptor in Spanish: Medios de Comunicación
Descriptor in Portuguese: Meios de Comunicação
Descriptor in French: Moyens de communication
Entry term(s): Media, Communications
Tree number(s): L01.178
SP4.127.428.774
Scope note: The means of interchanging or transmitting and receiving information. Historically the media were written: books, journals, newspapers, and other publications; in the modern age the media include, in addition, radio, television, computers, and information networks.
Annotation: GEN or unspecified; prefer specifics
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
History Note: 98; use explode 1975-97
DeCS UI: 3177
Descriptor UI: D003146
Date Established: 1998/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1997/06/20
Communications Media - Preferred
Concept UI M0004880
Scope note The means of interchanging or transmitting and receiving information. Historically the media were written: books, journals, newspapers, and other publications; in the modern age the media include, in addition, radio, television, computers, and information networks.
Preferred term Communications Media
Entry term(s) Media, Communications



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