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What is the Press Association?

Press AssociationThe Press Association (PA) is the national news agency for the UK and Ireland and a leading multi-media content provider across web, mobile, broadcast and print. The Press Association’s wire service is called Media Point and is accessible under login.

What does PA distribution include?

Your news will be:

  • Delivered into the news rooms of every national, major regional newspaper, TV and radio station across the UK and Ireland.
  • Accessible by the journalists and businesses who access the Press Association news wire online
  • Submitted using the same coding as Press Association's and the media's own editorial copy, making it easy for journalists to drop releases into their pages for editing.

How do I add PA distribution?

You can include Press Association distribution at stage 3 of our online submission form. You can also contact us at any time post submission to add it to your order. Press Association is from £70 +VAT per release.

Can I distribute through the PA without distributing through ResponseSource Press Release Wire?

You can only distribute through the PA wire when you also distribute through ResponseSource. You can select the online only option with ResponseSource if you wish but you will miss out on reaching many valuable contacts.