media event

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Origin of media event

First recorded in 1970–75
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Related Words for media event

nonevent, pseudo-event

Examples from the Web for media event

Contemporary Examples of media event

  • Knickerbocker SKD also happens to have another client—the Rev. Al Sharpton, with whom Kennedy just had a media-event lunch.

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    Harry Siegel

    December 20, 2008


British Dictionary definitions for media event

media event

noun
  1. an event that is staged for or exploited by the mass media, whose attention lends it an apparent importance
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