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An official statement issued to newspapers giving information on a particular matter.
report, announcement, story, accountView synonyms
- ‘It is so discerning, she once tried to email a picture of her boss in a press release to dozens of newspapers.’
- ‘The two companies paid for the trial and issued a press release announcing the results.’
- ‘In fact, the organisers had issued a press release in which they promised not to invite any refuseniks to speak.’
- ‘The Met even issued a press release afterwards, thanking marchers for their behaviour.’
- ‘A great programme is being put together for August and a press release will be sent out at a later date.’
- ‘The agency issued a press release urging both sides to avert a strike.’
- ‘The Green Party announced in a press release last week that it would join the fight.’
- ‘Mr Jones said he had not seen the press release that had been issued by the firm's communications company.’
- ‘Complete details will be in a press release, which should come out in the next few days.’
- ‘If they think a press release and a link on their official site is going to be enough to launch their blog they should also think again.’
- ‘Guess the newspaper just forgot to print that part of the Vatican press release.’
- ‘He has been selected from a hot list of 300, so the official press release says.’
- ‘It issued a press release, saying that women should continue to attend for mammograms.’
- ‘These three major appointments were announced quietly in a press release a couple of weeks ago.’
- ‘It reflects faithfully the promises in the official letter of reply, as distinct from the press release.’
- ‘It was entirely proper for the Chief Executive to issue a press release in such circumstances.’
- ‘Nevertheless, Clark said he had an issue with what he felt was a misleading press release.’
- ‘The current editors of the Oxford English Dictionary have issued a press release.’
- ‘Under the headline one will find a link to a press release issued by the US Green Party.’
- ‘Funny how the group seemed unwilling to take questions on a press release they had prepared.’
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