Media refers to the means of communication used to store and spread information, ideas, news, entertainment, educational content, promotional messages and other forms of data, to reach and influence people widely.
Media includes traditional communication channels such as print, magazines, newspapers and billboards as well as the more modern electronic communication channels such as radio, television and the internet that are used to convey messages, entertainment and other kinds of material to large audiences. Media content can be in the form or written words, graphics, audio, video or a combination of such content.
Storage media is the means by which such information or data is stored. Popular digital storage media today includes flash drives, DVDs, CDs and hard drives.