Role & functions of media

Media (medium in Latin) is a channel of communication by which various types of news, entertainment and educational information, statistical data, advertisements and other content are transmitted. Instead of direct communication, information and various content are transmitted in several forms:

  • Print – newspapers, magazines, bulletins, books, comics, et cetera;
  • Visual – TV, films, photos , pictures; 
  • Audio – radio, music, CD, MP3 files; 
  • Digital – Internet, social media, e-mails, video games. 

seven key functions of the media