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1. (printing press) A method of producing written (or illustrated) texts by applying ink to movable type or embossed engravings and pressing these onto sheets of paper, initially using a hand-operated press. Mechanical reproduction (and mass production) via steam-driven presses revolutionized printing in the 19th century.

2. A generic metonym for journalists or for any kind of news organization.

Subjects: Media Studies.


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