News conference

A news conference or press conference is a media event in which newsmakers invite journalists to hear them speak and, most often, ask questions. A joint press conference instead is held between two or more talking sides.

Practice

In a news conference, one or more speakers may make a statement, which may be followed by questions from reporters. Sometimes only questioning occurs; sometimes there is a statement with no questions permitted.

A media event at which no statements are made, and no questions allowed, is called a photo op. A government may wish to open their proceedings for the media to witness events, such as the passing of a piece of legislation from the government in parliament to the senate, via a media availability.

Television stations and networks especially value news conferences: because today's TV news programs air for hours at a time, or even continuously, assignment editors have a steady appetite for ever-larger quantities of footage.

News conferences are often held by politicians (such as the President of the United States); by sports teams; by celebrities or film studios; by commercial organizations to promote products; by attorneys to promote lawsuits; and by almost anyone who finds benefit in the free publicity afforded by media coverage. Some people, including many police chiefs, hold news conferences reluctantly in order to avoid dealing with reporters individually.

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‘When’s Nigel coming back?’ Farage absence looms large over Reform UK conference

The Observer 25 Feb 2024
On a sunny day at Doncaster racecourse, those gathered for Reform UK’s “biggest ever party conference” were presented with a dizzying array of pledges to cut tax and ­freeze “non-essential” immigration as its leading lights published a ­programme to “save Britain” ... The mainstream media would circle like vultures to destroy him.”....
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Weekly Cryptocurrency News (+Asia Special Feature) | Strong interest in the sudden rise in World ...

OBN 25 Feb 2024
connection.Why we need a large-scale Web3 conference in Japan ... Asia's largest Web3 conference “WebX 2024” to be held at The Prince Park Tower Tokyo https.//t.co/pogMJ9oqDw ... — CoinPost (virtual currency media) (@coin_post) September 29, 2023 Featured Web3 conference dates ... — CoinPost (virtual currency media) (@coin_post) November 15, 2023....
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Edwards, Timberwolves pull away from Nets

The Jamestown Sun 25 Feb 2024
Mike Conley finished with 14 points. MORE MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES COVERAGE.. Pro. Conley’s Corner. Good guys finish first ... 7h ago. · By Jace Frederick / St ... Pro ... Coach has guided Minnesota to the best record in the Western Conference ... · By field level media ... Showdown between two of the top teams in the Western Conference ... · By FIELD LEVEL MEDIA....
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Paris Opera Ballet concludes performances in Shanghai

China.dot.org 25 Feb 2024
The Paris Opera Ballet concluded its gala performances at the Shanghai Oriental Arts Center on Feb 24, 2024. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn] ... At the press conference on Feb 22, dancers of the company met the local media and learned classical Chinese dance moves ... ....
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Girl, 7, buried alive while digging sand hold on Florida beach grabbed for her brother ...

The Daily Mail 25 Feb 2024
The seven-year-old girl who died after being buried inside a sand hole tried to save herself by grabbing onto her brother during her final moments ... 'They'd been posting pictures the last couple of days they've been out there on social media. 'I got a text message as did everybody on the group chat to call a number for a conference call ... 'And it was ... ....
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Gospel Creatives Set to Host Inaugural Kingdom Conference

This Day 24 Feb 2024
Gospel Creatives Community, under the aegis of Exploits By Holy Spirit (EBHS) has announced the Inaugural edition of Kingdom Creatives Conference tagged, “The Gospel and Mainstream Media... The conference aims to educate kingdom/gospel creatives on the importance of creating ......
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ICIM EXTRAORDINARY SESSION: M'SIA CALLS STRONG CONDEMNATION OF JOURNALIST KILLINGS IN GAZA

Malaysian National News Agency 24 Feb 2024
" data-media=""> ... pro-Israel media outlets ... Organised by the OIC, the conference among others, will discuss joint efforts to confront the Israeli occupying authority’s disinformation and hostilities against journalists and media outlets in the occupied Palestinian territory....
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ESPN accuses FSU of potential felony in the ACC lawsuit saga. Here's what we know

Tallahassee Democrat 24 Feb 2024
The broadcasting giant owned by Disney submitted a filing in North Carolina court in support of the conference's lawsuit against the FSU Board of Trustees, who are trying to exit the ACC's "grant of rights" media deal ... each conference school's media rights over to the conference....
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Info min. reaffirms Kuwait's principled stance on support to Palestine

Kuna 24 Feb 2024
The minister made the comments in a speech to the Extraordinary Session of Islamic Conference of Information ... In a video message to the conference, Erdogan said the Israeli occupation forces killed more than 100 media people in an attempt to silence the free media outlets....
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Kerala LoP late for press meet, Congress chief uses expletive

Indian Express 24 Feb 2024
Embarrassed by the usage of the derogatory word, other Congress leaders reminded Sudhakaran that mike (media) and camera were on ... He said it for you (media persons),\u201d said Satheesan. Sudhakaran blamed the media for the controversy....
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Media failed to defend democracy, Constitution & truth: Ex-SC judge Kurian Joseph

Indian Express 24 Feb 2024
'Before the conference, we discussed quite a few things but all those things which we discussed, do we read in any media, do we see in any electronic media, except a couple of private media in the digital side,' he said, while speaking at a seminar organised by the Campaign for Judicial Accountability and Reforms (CJAR) here....
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Media failed to defend democracy, Constitution & truth: Ex-SC judge

The Siasat Daily 24 Feb 2024
“Before the conference, we discussed quite a few things but all those things which we discussed, do we read in any media, do we see in any electronic media, except a couple of private media in the digital side,” he said, while speaking at a seminar organised by the Campaign for Judicial Accountability and Reforms (CJAR) here....
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High school football: Landscape of 5A will look much different in 2024

Albany Democrat Herald 24 Feb 2024
Since returning to the 5A classification for the 2018-19 school year, the West Albany High football team has consistently battled with Silverton for supremacy in the Mid-Willamette Conference. Excluding the pandemic shortened 2020 season, Silverton has won or shared the conference title four times in the last five full seasons....
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