press conference


noun

a prearranged interview with news reporters, held to elicit publicity or, as granted by a dignitary, public official, research scientist, etc., to fulfill a request from the press.

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Origin of press conference

First recorded in 1935–40
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press conference

noun

an interview for press and television reporters given by a politician, film star, etc
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