Try this English quiz on media words to help you understand and spell words which describe media texts such as newspapers, magazines, advertisements, brochures and leaflets.
When we think of "media", we think of publishing and broadcast, especially newspapers and news programmes. This is especially true when we refer to the word with a determiner, "The media". Did you know that "media" is plural for "medium" and that, in this sense, "medium" refers to a means of communication? What all media have in common is that they exist to communicate with an audience.
It is useful to know how different types of media are structured in order to communicate as effectively as possible. Newspapers, for instance, rely on headlines and sub-headings; television and radio programmes offer a summary of the upcoming broadcast so that the audience knows to stay tuned. Analysing different forms of media will help you to become aware of bias and intended audience, too.
Test your knowledge of the vocabulary associated with media by taking this quiz.