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 "The only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about."
– Oscar Wilde


Mass Media allows construction of Broadcast Towers, as well as the Hollywood, Civilized Jewelers and United Nations wonders.

Civilopedia entry[]

Mass media refers to any form of communications that reaches a large number of people. Printing was an important early form of mass media; later additions include the radio, cinema, television, and internet.

Mass media can be an extremely powerful force which can be used in a variety of savory and unsavory fashions. In many times and places, most or all outlets of mass media have been controlled by the state. In the United States, on the other hand, virtually all major forms of mass media are privately owned. The Internet is a new and special form of mass media which is difficult to control, as ownership is shared by everyone who has access to it.

In the Second World War, nations employed sophisticated print, radio and film mass media campaigns to dispense propaganda and to aid their war efforts. Leaders like Adolf Hitler, Winston Churchill and Franklin Roosevelt were masterful speakers whose words - spread through the mass media - changed the world forever.

Civilization IV Technologies [edit]
Ancient Agriculture Animal Husbandry Archery Bronze Working Fishing Hunting Masonry Meditation Mining Monotheism Mysticism Polytheism Pottery Priesthood Sailing The Wheel Writing
Classical AestheticsB Alphabet Calendar Code of Laws Compass Construction Currency Drama Horseback Riding Iron Working Literature Mathematics Metal Casting Monarchy
Medieval Banking Civil Service Divine Right Engineering Feudalism Guilds Machinery Music Optics Paper Philosophy Theology
Renaissance Astronomy Chemistry Constitution Corporation Democracy Economics Education Gunpowder Liberalism Military ScienceB Military Tradition Nationalism Printing Press Replaceable Parts Rifling
Industrial Artillery Assembly Line Biology Combustion Communism Electricity Fascism Fission Industrialism Medicine Physics Railroad Scientific Method Steam Power Steel
Modern Advanced FlightB Composites Computers Ecology Fiber Optics Flight LaserB Mass Media Plastics Radio Refrigeration Robotics Rocketry Satellites SuperconductorsB
Future Fusion Future Tech Genetics StealthB
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