News stories or other data are compiled from media web pages. Some correlation with entertainment websites is found here, but media websites prefer to have bits that are recorded in addition to or for entertainment instead of content only. Places such as the Washington Post, Slate and Inc are included in this group.
Media websites normally make money from ads on the website, subscription models or a combination of both.
Many media sites are the online branch of media properties which also exist in other ways, such as television channels or printing magazines and papers.