What is media? Really… what IS media? Media is often defined as channels of communication. This may sound quite generalized but is an apt definition. The term media (Media, n.d.) is plural for medium; where medium means an in-between, an intermediate, or a means of doing something. Media as the term is understood today is plural mediums/means of communication (Media, n.d.). Television is a means of communicating. Social media is a means for communicating.
Mediation is to communicate facts or ideas through mediums (like TVs) to the masses. This is the media.
What can be mediated? Anything! Entertainment, Advertising, Information, Facts, News etc. How it be done? Using the press, the television or the Internet.
Media. (n.d.). Retrieved January 11, 2018, from https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/media#Etymology_2