What is another word for press conference?

Pronunciation: [pɹˈɛs kˈɒnfɹəns] (IPA)

A press conference is an event where a person or organization communicates with the media. It is often used to announce a significant event, issue a statement, or answer questions about a specific topic. However, not everyone is fond of using the term "press conference" due to its formal connotations. Instead, some use other terms such as news conference, briefing, media meet, or press briefing. Other terms that can be used to describe this type of event include media event, press call, press statement, and media release. Regardless of the name used, the purpose of this event remains the same- to interact with journalists and convey important information.

What are the hypernyms for Press conference?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    briefing, media event, press briefing, media briefing, media gathering, press gathering.

Famous quotes with Press conference

  • When I worked for Entertainment Tonight I got to emcee Paul McCartney's press conference.
    Nina Blackwood
  • I listen to some of the comments on WIP - they're playing parts of the press conference - and I can see where people would read into things. But if anyone was at the press conference, I think would sense how much I enjoyed Philly and how I loved working for those people.
    Larry Brown
  • Washington is the only city in the world where you can go to a black-tie dinner and there at the foot of the table is a television set up to catch a press conference.
    Hugh Newell Jacobsen
  • Nothing spooky or terrible happened on set, but we were told to say it had. We were giving a press conference and the writers were going on about these terrible things that supposedly happened while we were filming.
    Margot Kidder
  • No press conference announcing a last film. I'd just steal away. Best way because, if by chance after two or three years something interesting comes up, I would not - like Sinatra - have to say: "Well, I've thought it over and decided to come back."
    Sophia Loren

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