press conference

What is press conference?

press conference meaning in Information Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:

A formal meeting to which members of the press are invited to hear an announcement or statement concerning an important event, project, topic, or development that the sponsors of the meeting wish to see publicized in the media. The attendees are usually given the opportunity to question the spokesperson(s) closely. Library associations and large libraries sometimes schedule press conferences to publicize major initiatives. Compare with press release.

 

reference: ABC-CLIO