What is a briefing?

Galina Uneasy
Galina Uneasy
February 1, 2013
What is a briefing?

The word "briefing" has English roots, in translation it has the meaning: short, short and brief briefing. A brief press conference devoted to one news, event, issue is called a briefing. Briefing from the usual press conference distinguishes the closed nature, as well as the lack of a presentation part. Only representatives of pre-determined media that have been accredited are invited to the briefing. The duration of the briefings does not exceed 30 minutes.

The same name is given to a working meeting in state bodies or commercial structures, public organizations, held with the participation of representatives of the press. At such briefings, they discuss and work out specific decisions on one topic.

In order to clarify what a briefing is, it will be enough to say a few words - this is a short working operational event.

A briefing can begin immediately with answers to journalists' questions or consist of one speech by an official of government bodies, commercial structures.Speakers usually immediately report sensations, news, events and their attitude towards them. Most often, reports of emergencies, catastrophes, and terrorist attacks are discussed at briefings.