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Table 2 Definitions of media categories within this review

From: 30+ years of media analysis of relevance to chronic disease: a scoping review

Media typeDefinition
News mediaRefers to any media that provides news or information, including print media (newspapers, magazines), broadcast news (TV and radio news) and online news sites
Entertainment mediaRefers to non-news forms of entertainment, such as music, film, and television shows
Social mediaRefers to websites and applications that allow users to create and share content or participate in social networking (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, blogs)
Marketing mediaRefers to media channels through which promotional messages are communicated to the public, including both commercial and social marketing