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press

noun [U] (NEWSPAPERS)   /pres/
newspapers, magazines, and other businesses that communicate news to the public by print, television, or radio, or the people who work to prepare and present the news: Is the press too conservative? Good/bad press is the positive or negative reaction of newspapers, magazines, etc., to a person or thing: At some point, every president has complained about bad press.
(Definition of press noun (NEWSPAPERS) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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