media event

noun
Updated on: 15 May 2018

Definition of media event

: a publicity event staged for coverage by the news media

Examples of media event in a Sentence

  1. The President's visit to the school was a major media event.

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First Known Use of media event

1972

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  • : an event that attracts attention from the news media


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