a celebration, stunt, spectacle, or other activity carefully orchestrated to attract the attention of the news media.
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- media atropatene,
- media center,
- media literacy,
Origin of media event
First recorded in 1970–75
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Examples from the Web for media event
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an event that is staged for or exploited by the mass media, whose attention lends it an apparent importance
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