press release

What is press release?

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

An official or authoritative statement of news or other information intended for publication in a newspaper or news broadcast or for dissemination via some other news medium, usually written and issued by a press secretary or public relations office, giving the point of view of a person, company, or organization on a current event or situation. Click here to connect to the Yahoo! list of Web sites that distribute press releases. Synonymous with news release. See also: press conference.


reference: ABC-CLIO