media event

noun

Definition of media event

: a publicity event staged for coverage by the news media

Examples of media event in a Sentence

The President's visit to the school was a major media event.
Recent Examples on the Web The company showed off the smartwatches Tuesday at a media event focused on new products. BostonGlobe.com, 14 Sep. 2021 The new models — iPhone 13, iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max — were introduced at a media event dubbed California Streaming. Los Angeles Times, 14 Sep. 2021 What better platform for athletes to reveal endorsement deals than a major media event? oregonlive, 26 July 2021 Neeleman will be in Huntsville next week to hold a media event at the airport. Lee Roop | Lroop@al.com, al, 10 July 2021 On June 15, Tom Brady made a funny quip about his age during a media event promoting his golf match this Tuesday with Phil Mickelson, Aaron Rodgers, and Bryson DeChambeau. BostonGlobe.com, 3 July 2021 The startup server processor company Ampere held a media event on May 19th that highlighted several achievements while establishing a new product roadmap for the future. Jim Mcgregor, Forbes, 26 May 2021 If a player who does not claim that the requests for media appearances are unreasonable but fails to appear for a media event, the CBA allows MLS to impose a fine on the player. oregonlive, 5 June 2021 From new iPad models and AirTags to potentially new AirPods, Apple’s media event this spring will be intriguing, to say the least. Yoni Heisler, BGR, 13 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of media event

1972, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of media event was in 1972

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22 Sep 2021

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“Media event.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/media%20event. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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media event

noun

English Language Learners Definition of media event

: an event that attracts attention from the news media

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