Definition of Publicity:

  1. Type of promotion that relies on public relations effect of a news story carried usually free by mass media. The main objective of publicity is not sales promotion, but creation of an image through editorial or independent source commentary. While the publicist can control the content of the story, he or she may not have any control over its placement or interpretation by the media.

  2. Notice or attention given to someone or something by the media.

Synonyms of Publicity

PR, Acclaim, Account, Acquaintance, Advertising, Announcement, Ballyhoo, Blue book, Blurb, Briefing, Bright light, Broadcasting, Buildup, Bulletin, Celebrity, Character, Commercial, Common knowledge, Communication, Communique, Cry, Currency, Data, Datum, Daylight, Directory, Dispatch, Eclat, Enlightenment, Evidence, Exposure, Facts, Factual information, Fame, Familiarization, Famousness, Figure, Gen, General information, Glare, Glory, Guidebook, Handout, Hard information, Hard sell, Hoopla, Hue and cry, Incidental information, Info, Information, Instruction, Intelligence, Knowledge, Kudos, Light, Limelight, Maximum dissemination, Mention, Message, Name, Notice, Notification, Notoriety, Notoriousness, Plug, Popularity, Presentation, Press notice, Press-agentry, Promotion, Promotional material, Promulgation, Proof, Propaganda, Public eye, Public knowledge, Public relations, Public report, Publication, Publicity story, Publicness, Puff, Puffery, Reclame, Recognition, Release, Renown, Report, Reputation, Repute, Sidelight, Spotlight, Statement, The bubble reputation, The dope, The goods, The know, The scoop, Transmission, Vogue, White book, White paper, Word, Write-up, Public attention, Public interest, Public notice, Media attention, Media interest, Exposure, Glare, Limelight, Fuss, Commotion

How to use Publicity in a sentence?

  1. All of the magazines were spreading rumors about the young celebrity, but she believed that even bad publicity would help her career.
  2. The case attracted wide publicity in the press.
  3. Being able to drum up good publicity can go a long way to getting your product into the minds of new buyers.
  4. Sometimes even bad publicity can be good for your business if it gets more people saying things about your product.

Meaning of Publicity & Publicity Definition