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catch (the) headlines

To be featured on the headlines of news articles, as due to being particularly important, popular, fashionable, etc. It may not be so tremendous as to catch the headlines, but this small change in immigration law could have a huge impact on foreign workers. The pop star caught headlines yesterday after his latest run-in with police.
See also: catch, headline

the headlines

The titles of the news articles in a particular issue of a newspaper or in many periodicals on one day or over a period of time. The term is usually used to represent the main themes of the news being covered. Let's read the headlines and see what's new in the world today. Once the press gets wind of this scandal, it will be in the headlines for weeks.
See also: headline

make (the) headlines

also hit the headlines
to become an important news story Stephen King made headlines by electronically distributing his novella. The group made the headlines for supporting Fox in his successful bid for Mexico's presidency.
See also: headline, make

hit/make the headlines

to become important news and be reported in the newspapers and on the television and radio The latest scandal to hit the headlines is about a minister's son arrested for drug-dealing.
See also: headline, hit
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A few years ago, when we moved to a slightly different way of putting the paper together, reporters were charged with at least having a go at headlines It didn't, er, work.
Under this approach, one examines short-term inflation dynamics under the premise that headline and core inflation series may be nonstationary but co-integrated, indicating the presence of a long-run relationship between these two measures.
Million, billion: These terms can be abbreviated in headlines.
The theme of the headline closely reflected the main theme of the newspaper and scientific journal articles (Table 1).
The drug siege and promised helicopter crash are the headlines to get everyone to look at the programme.
As is always the case, you need to put on your thinking cap when reading the health headlines in order to avoid confusion.
Headline will be producing a newsletter for Maersk Air, a franchise partner of British Airways.
So you must have a headline that makes them want to stop and read on.
Simpson was acquitted of the murders of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman, a weekly newspaper published by Globe Communications featured the following headline on its cover: "KATO DID IT
Come up with a better headline for your ad than the name or address of the building.
We expect core headline earnings to grow between 25% and 35% compared to the restated comparable of R1,322 billion and core headline earnings per share to be between 5% and 15% higher than the restated comparable period core headline earnings per share of 455 cents.
He argues that the most important part of any website - especially a sales letter - is the headline.
Here are 3 headlines we tested for the Pricing Psychology Report e-book, control headline first:
Whether you're reading a newspaper, magazine, press release or web site, you know within a few seconds if the headline is intriguing enough for you to continue through the article.