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publicity

noun advertisement, advertising, airing, announcement, billing, broadcast, bulletin, common knowledge, disclosure, dissemination, divulgation, divulgence, enunciation, evulgation, exposure, fame, famousness, information, issuance, limelight, news, notice, notification, notoriety, presentation, press agentry, press notice, proclamation, promotion, promulgation, propagation, public distribution, public notice, public relaaions, publication, release, report, revealment, revelation, spotlight, utterance, ventilation, write-up
See also: issuance, narrative, notice, notification, notoriety, promotion, story

PUBLICITY. The doing of a thing in the view of all persons who choose to be present.
     2. The law requires that courts should be open to the public, there can therefore be no secret tribunal, except the grand jury (q.v.) and all judgments are required to be given in public.
     3. Publicity must be given to the acts of the legislature before they can be in force, but in general their being recorded in a certain public office is evidence of their publicity. Vide Promulgation; Publication.

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As per documents, the daily Dawn, Nawa-e-Waqt, Express, Jinnah and Nation had refused to become part of Qasmi publicity campaign and they had not published even a single advertisement.
Social media has dramatically affected right of publicity claims in that companies must be careful of posting images to their social media accounts for which they may own/license the copyright but do not have an endorsement deal or right of publicity release from the celebrity or identifiable person featured in that photograph," she explained.
A group of former players used in the game sues EA for violating their right of publicity.
As legacy news outlets cut foreign news budgets--and as digital technologies lower the barriers of entry to being a news provider--NGOs find themselves taking on an increasing number of publicity functions (Kumar, 2011; Pew Research Center, 2009; Sambrook, 2010).
Publicity does not produce positive results all the times.
But it also important that we spend our budget wisely and I am pleased we have managed to decrease the amount of money we spend on publicity by thinking carefully about how we communicate and target what information needs to be passed on.
He said: "The figure includes all Liverpool city council's publicity, which incorporates everything the council produces and prints.
And Carmarthenshire Council's publicity budget rose by 124% in a decade from pounds 493,000 to pounds 1.
And, if a company is happy to receive the plaudits, it should take the negative publicity when it comes - if that publicity is based on fact and not mischief.
The city's publicity budget grew from pounds 7 million in 1996 to pounds 10.
For home improvement retailers, publicity means getting the word out about a retail outlet on a consistent basis, and doing that is easier and more effective than you might think.