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Interactive digital media, such as the Internet, as opposed to traditional media such as television.
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So the image of the bespectacled fuddy-duddy in his dusty library is a straw man: I would hazard that print publishing experts are actually on the cutting edge of new media.
Crackle, with its unique fusion of original content and established Sony product, is absolutely on the cutting edge of new media.