from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An announcement of an event, performance, or other newsworthy item that is issued to the press.
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- n. An official written statement that is sent to the media so that it can be publicized.
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- n. an announcement distributed to members of the press in order to supplement or replace an oral presentation
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So when Dr. Harkonen subsequently issued a press release that publicized the study's findings, the Justice Department says he committed the crime of wire fraud.
This is based on the widely cited figure of forty thousand TV commercials per year; see “Television Advertising Leads to Unhealthy Habits in Children; Says APA Task Force,” press release from the American Psychological Association, February 23, 2004 apa.org/releases/childrenads.html.
At the end of the discussion, which only his chief of staff, Lou Ann Linehan, attended, Hagel said he would support me, a major step forward, and he issued a press release to that effect just a few hours later.
Before the press release for STS-10 appeared, one such rumor had me on that flight.
“Landmark Chemical Reform Introduced in Congress,” press release from the Environmental Working Group, May 20, 2008 ewg.org/node/26571.
In 1958, the San Francisco pageant: From “Miss Chinatown USA: An exhibit on the history and culture of the pageant,” press release from the Chinese Historical Society of America, February 21, 2007.
Hauck also revealed he had been told six months prior to the press release that he would command the return-to-flight mission but had been sworn to secrecy by Abbey.
Resources/Kenya_2005.pdf, citing Njoki Githethwa, “Government of Kenya should declare official position on debt,” press release from the Kenya Debt Relief Network, July 19, 2005 odiousdebts.org/odiousdebts/index.cfm?
In the TACA press release announcing the rally, Ackerman appeared to confuse Kennedy with his uncle, Massachusetts senator Edward Kennedy: “Having Senator Kennedy as part of the supporters for the Green Our Vaccines Rally is an honor.”
Joint press release issued by the Cancer Prevention Coalition and the Environmental Health Network, 7 February 2002.