mediascape

noun
me·​dia·​scape | \ ˈmē-dē-ə-ˌskāp How to pronounce mediascape (audio) \

Definition of mediascape

1 : the various forms of mass media within an area considered as a whole
2 : the various images, sounds, and programs presented by the mass media

Examples of mediascape in a Sentence

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The movie, directed by Nisha Ganatra and written by Mindy Kaling—who stars alongside Emma Thompson—virtually turns the camera around on itself and considers its own place in the mediascape. Richard Brody, The New Yorker, "“Late Night,” Reviewed: Emma Thompson and Mindy Kaling’s Incisive Comedy about the Gender Politics of TV," 6 June 2019

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First Known Use of mediascape

1968, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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