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media event

noun
1.
a celebration, stunt, spectacle, or other activity carefully orchestrated to attract the attention of the news media.
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75
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British Dictionary definitions for media-event

media event

noun
1.
an event that is staged for or exploited by the mass media, whose attention lends it an apparent importance
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