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a statement prepared and distributed to the press by a public relations firm, governmental agency, etc.
an official announcement or account of a news item circulated to the press


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  • Newsroom

    [nooz-room, -roo m, nyooz-] /ˈnuzˌrum, -ˌrʊm, ˈnyuz-/ noun 1. a room in the offices of a newspaper, news service, or broadcasting organization in which the news is processed. /ˈnjuːzˌruːm; -ˌrʊm/ noun 1. a room in a newspaper office or television or radio station, where news is received and prepared for publication or broadcasting

  • News-service

    noun 1. an agency that gathers news stories for its members or subscribers. Compare (def 1), , . noun an organization that gathers news stories and then distributes them to the media or subscribers; also called news agency , [press association], wire service Examples The Associated Press is the most popular news service.

  • Newsstand

    [nooz-stand, nyooz-] /ˈnuzˌstænd, ˈnyuz-/ noun 1. a stall or other place at which newspapers and often periodicals are sold, as on a street corner or in a building lobby. /ˈnjuːzˌstænd/ noun 1. a portable stand or stall in the street, from which newspapers are sold n. 1872, from news (n.) + stand (n.).

  • News station

    noun a television or radio station which focuses on presenting the news Examples At least read the news briefs each day.

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