Media (channels) of communication | types of media communication

or channel is the means or ways of transmitting the messages from sender to the receiver. The media of oral communication are face to face conversation, telephone or mobile, conference, meetings etc. The media of written communication are newspaper, letter, report, memo, mail etc.

According to Bartol and Martin, “The communication is the method used to convey the message to the intended receiver.”

According to Defleur and Dennis, “A medium is a device for moving information through time or space.”

So, Media or channel of communications is the means or ways that are used to transitioning the messages or information from the sender to the receiver.

Types of media communication

Various types of media of communication
(A) Verbal communication: Verbal communication is the expression or exchanged of information or messages through written or oral words. Forms of verbal communication are as follows:

  1. Oral communication: Oral communication is the process of communication in which messages or information is exchanged or communicated within sender and receiver through the word of mouth. It can be divided into two ways: a. Speaking b. Listening.
  2. Written communication: Written communication is the process of communication in which messages or information is exchanged or communicated within sender and receiver through written form. It can be divided into two ways: a. Writing b. Reading.

(B) Nonverbal communication: nonverbal communication is the expression or exchanged of information or messages through without using any spoken or written word. Some of the forms of non-verbal communications are as follows:
1. Facial expression 2 . Gestures 3. Body language 4. Proximity 5. Touch 6. Appearance 7. Silence 8. Paralinguistic 9. Eye Gaze or eye contact etc.

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  1. Moro Emmanuel says:

    very nice and helpful

  2. What does loud media expression means? Concept pls?

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