news release

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news release

A document of public record in which an institution or organisation formally announces matters of interest to media “consumers”, intended to inform the public while attracting publicity to the institution where the newsworthy event(s) occurred. News releases can be problematic if the claims made to the public (e.g., a cure for a “dread disease”, such as AIDS or cancer) do not survive scientific scrutiny, resulting in a credibility gap.

news release

Journalism A document of public record in which an institution or organization formally announces matters of interest to media 'consumers'
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Frappr uses the Google Maps API to allow anybody to pinpoint their location in the world and identify themselves as a "For Immediate Release" listener.
Syed Ali Gilani pressing for immediate release of Muhammad Yousuf Lone said that the continued crackdown on the pro-freedom leadership by Omar Abdullah-led regime was not good for the territory and it would only increase the political disturbances and instability in the region.
During the meeting, the committee has directed the Interior Ministry to take steps for immediate release of Pakistani, held hostage in Somalia by pirates.