Definition of big media in English:

big media


  • treated as singular or plural The main means of mass communication, i.e. television, radio, and the press, as opposed to blogs or other personal websites.

    • ‘The big media continues to ignore the issue.’
    • ‘Now he's releasing a book which examines how grassroots journalists are challenging big media's dominant position in news coverage.’
    • ‘Big media claim that we're getting in the way.’
    • ‘It's not like big media in the United States doesn't have the manpower to cover every single story of national interest.’
    • ‘No wonder big media have started to pay attention.’
    • ‘Maybe it is about to get schooled in why you don't make deals with big media.’
    • ‘My conclusions above are based on sophisticated polling methods time-tested by pundits in big media.’
    • ‘Secondly, the big media is not our friend.’
    • ‘The two best columns today provide perspective on the continuing Democratic / big media feeding frenzy.’
    • ‘From his presidential campaign to his march to war, he has taken great advantage of big media's filtration process.’
    • ‘We in big media have owned the printing press for centuries.’
    • ‘In some ways it feels like just a reorganisation of the big media.’
    • ‘Neither is there much sign that British bloggers will move into 'big media' in the way some US bloggers have.’
    • ‘It would be wrong to set up a system where the big media, like the Post, control all the barrels of ink.’
    • ‘Powell says public outrage is based on misguided fears that big media will ignore local programming.’
    • ‘Coming up next here: blocking big media.’
    • ‘Big media will often give a lot of attention to huge architectural projects like towers in Dubai or Shanghai.’
    • ‘For a generation brought up with internet access, the top down consensus culture of big media is actually an impediment to gaining information.’
    • ‘Influence is moving from big media to the edges.’
    • ‘I'm well aware of the big media's censorship here.’