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Descriptor English: Mass Media
Descriptor Spanish: Medios de Comunicación de Masas
Descriptor Portuguese: Meios de Comunicação de Massa
Descriptor French: Mass-médias
Entry term(s): Broadcast Media
Folk Media
Media, Broadcast
Media, Folk
Media, Mass
Media, Printed
Press
Printed Media
Tree number(s): L01.178.590
SH1.050.060
SP4.127.428.774.050
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008402
Scope note: Instruments or technological means of communication that reach large numbers of people with a common message: press, radio, television, etc.
Annotation: IM with general reference to NEWSPAPERS; PERIODICALS; RADIO; TELEVISION; MOTION PICTURES; etc., as mass media; do not use as routine coord with the specific: coord only when specific is discussed as a mass medium, as "magazines as mass media"
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 (1966-1979)
Newspapers (1966-1979)
Periodicals (1966-1979)
Radio (1966-1979)
Television (1966-1979)
Public MeSH Note: 80
History Note: 80
DeCS ID: 8574
Unique ID: D008402
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Date Established: 1980/01/01
Date of Entry: 1979/02/21
Revision Date: 2001/07/25
Mass Media - Preferred
Concept UI M0013081
Scope note Instruments or technological means of communication that reach large numbers of people with a common message: press, radio, television, etc.
Preferred term Mass Media
Entry term(s) Media, Mass
Folk Media - Narrower
Concept UI M0013080
Preferred term Folk Media
Entry term(s) Media, Folk
Printed Media - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0013082
Preferred term Printed Media
Entry term(s) Media, Printed
Press
Broadcast Media - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0013079
Preferred term Broadcast Media
Entry term(s) Media, Broadcast



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