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A screenshot of a web page. The computers to store, transmit, and display the web page are electronic media. The web page is an electronic medium.
Graphical representations of electrical audio data. Electronic media uses either analog (red) or digital (blue) signal processing.

Electronic media are media that use electronics or electromechanical audience to access the content. This is in contrast to static media (mainly print media), which today are most often created electronically, but do not require electronics to be accessed by the end user in the printed form. The primary electronic media sources familiar to the general public are video recordings, audio recordings, multimedia presentations, slide presentations, CD-ROM and online content. Most new media are in the form of digital media. However, electronic media may be in either analogue electronics data or digital electronic data format.

Although the term is usually associated with content recorded on a storage medium, recordings are not required for live broadcasting and online networking.

Any equipment used in the electronic communication process (e.g. television, radio, telephone, desktop computer, game console, handheld device) may also be considered electronic media.

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Electronic media are ubiquitous in most of the developed world. Electronic media devices have found their way into all parts of modern life. The term is relevant to media ecology for studying its impact compared to printed media and broadening the scope of understanding media beyond a simplistic aspect of media such as one delivery platform (e.g. the World Wide Web) aside from many other options. The term is also relevant to professional career development regarding related skill set.

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Media states various means of communication like communication devices which are used to interact and communicate among people. Electronic media is media that uses electromechanical device to access the content Broadcast or storage media that take advantage of electronic technology. They may include television, radio, Internet, fax, CD-ROMs, DVD, and any other medium that requires electricity or digital encoding of information. The term 'electronic media' is often used in contrast with print media. Electronic media uses media such as television, radio, and internet enabled computers made possible by technology. Electronic media plays a crucial role promoting communication in the society through various ways. First, electronic media contributes to the advancement of the business environment. Use of electronic media & communications: Early childhood to teenage years June 2009

Use of electronic media and communications: Early childhood to teenage years brings together the ACMA's research on media use by eight- to 17-year-olds and new findings about three- to four- and seven- to eight-year-olds from the Australian Institute of Family Studies study Growing Up in Australia; The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children.