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Descriptor English: Communications Media
Descriptor Spanish: Medios de Comunicación
Descriptor medios de comunicación
Scope note: Medios de intercambio o de transmisión y recepción de información. Históricamente, los medios de comunicación eran escritos: libros, revistas, periódicos y otras publicaciones; en la edad moderna incluyen, además, la radio, la televisión, los ordenadores y las redes de información.
Descriptor Portuguese: Meios de Comunicação
Descriptor French: Moyens de communication
Entry term(s): Media, Communications
Tree number(s): L01.178
SP4.127.428.774
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003146
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: general 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
Previous Indexing: Communication (1966-1997)
Mass Media (1978-1997)
specific medium (1966-1997)
Public MeSH Note: 98
History Note: 98; use explode 1975-97
DeCS ID: 3177
Unique ID: D003146
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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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