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Press association   /prɛs əsˌoʊsiˈeɪʃən/   Listen
Press association

An agency to collects news reports for newspapers and distributes it electronically.  Synonyms: news agency, news organisation, news organization, press agency, wire service.

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"Press association" Quotes from Famous Books

... "The Press Association have cabled to America, but no one seems to be able to make out exactly who the fellow is. His letter to the captain of the steamer was from the chairman of the company, and his introduction to the manager of the London and North Western Railway Company was from ...
— The Illustrious Prince • E. Phillips Oppenheim

... the Woman's Club in the hall of the Continental Guards, with May Wright Sewall, representative from Indiana; gave seven addresses, in as many days, before schools and colleges and, by invitation of the Press Association, spoke in Agricultural Hall at the exposition and visited the headquarters of the different papers. The next day, by request of Commissioner Truman, she gave an address and held a reception at the New York headquarters. Her last appearance was at Tulane Hall under the auspices of the ...
— The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony (Volume 2 of 2) • Ida Husted Harper

... president vice chairman]; Jordan Bar Association [Hussein Mujalli, chairman]; Jordanian Press Association [Sayf al-SHARIF, president]; Muslim ...
— The 2008 CIA World Factbook • United States. Central Intelligence Agency.

... "The press association men on Luna, Mr. Cochrane. They saw us take off, and the radar verified that we traveled some hundred of thousands of miles, but then we simply vanished! They don't understand how they can talk to us without even the time-lag between Earth ...
— Operation: Outer Space • William Fitzgerald Jenkins

... of God, Master Ridley, I mean to have it so that when Huckley turns over in its sleep, Reuters and the Press Association jump out of bed to cable.' Then he went off at score about certain restorations in Huckley Church which, he said—and he seemed to spend his every week-end there—had been perpetrated by the Rector's predecessor, who had abolished a 'leper-window' ...
— A Diversity of Creatures • Rudyard Kipling

... left Indianapolis for New York in May of 1882. Success followed her to the metropolis and she now has, 1885, the entire editorial management of the literary department of the American Press Association, and her work goes into more than fifty of the best weekly papers in ...
— History of Woman Suffrage, Volume III (of III) • Various

... would give impression that you were yielding, although we are aware that some of the suggestions for compromise are probably your own. Situation could easily be remedied if you would occasionally call in the three press association correspondents who crossed on George Washington with you, merely giving them an understanding of the developments as they occur and asking them not to use information as coming from you, but merely for their own guidance. It would show wisdom ...
— Woodrow Wilson as I Know Him • Joseph P. Tumulty

... had recently been chosen as check-weighman. The reporter, a lean and keen-faced young man, asked many questions—intelligent questions; incidentally he mentioned that he was the local correspondent of the great press association whose stories of the disaster were sent to every corner of the country. This seemed to Hal an extraordinary piece of good fortune, and he proceeded to tell this Mr. Graham about the census which some of the workers ...
— King Coal - A Novel • Upton Sinclair

Words linked to "Press association" :   news organization, syndicate, press agency, agency, wire service

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