Definition of private press in English:
A printing establishment operated on a small scale by a private person or group, in which the emphasis is on quality and individuality rather than profit.
- The private press is now getting under way here; we have The Kabul Weekly, which has just started, which is in four languages, and in UNESCO we helped to fund that to get that back on its feet; and newspapers are springing up all over the place.
- This tiny Red Sea nation is now Africa's foremost jailer of journalists, with at least 13 reporters behind bars and the entire private press banned since September.
- Morris's influence was immediate, and private presses producing fine examples of craftsmanship, such as the Ashendene Press, Eragny Press, Essex House, and the Doves Press, all started less than a decade after Morris's first efforts.
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