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An example use of media in a speech by a native speaker of standard german:
“… noch zeitungen social media barack obama …”
the word media occurs in german on average 19.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.