ραδιοτηλεοπτικά μέσα

In English, media might be a good equivalent for μέσα.If you are not sure, check English sources to see if it is used with a singular or plural verb.  Ραδιοτηλεοπτικά is harder in this context.  If you translate it as Radio and television, the word media becomes unnecessary.  An alternative is to find a suitable word to precede media. Look at the following data, extracted from a concordance of media in the COBUILD corpus of Guardian newspaper, a rough equivalent of το Βήμα. This is a list of adjectives which precede the word media in a sample of 750 citations.

state-controlled media

London-based media broadcast media  the different media
independent media British media print media music media
censored media American media mass media other media
non-Murdoch media foreign media electronic media unscrupulous media
state-run media Japanese media traditional media news media
state media local media modern media competing media
Scottish media new media
Soviet media visual media
Spanish media printed media
Serb media
Serbian media
Swiss media
Turkish media

Can you see what the main categories are in each column?  How do you think this compares with the sort of adjectives one might find with μέσα?

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