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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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Several of his former colleagues over the years recalled how the headline may not have been what it became.
People who put pages together usually do headlines as they go along, although there are some here who are very good at them and you tend to seek them out if you get stuck on a story.
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The Sun's Managing Editor Larry Fugate said he wasn't aware that the headline made the A JR and added that he didn't hear of any feedback from the paper's readers about the supposedly violent service club.
Sensationalized headlines that bear little resemblance to the article may generate antipathy or disappointment among some readers, (7) creating a degree of bad will with a portion of the potential audience that should give editors pause.
The drug siege and promised helicopter crash are the headlines to get everyone to look at the programme.
I don't wish to frighten you, but according to recent newspaper headlines, medical science has identified the following foods that will kill you: meat, fish, milk, cheese and bread.
Have you ever "We frequently get in trou- gotten in trouble ble for headlines we write.
As is always the case, you need to put on your thinking cap when reading the health headlines in order to avoid confusion.
In today's competitive environment, the difference between success and subsistence can come down to details as small as your advertising headlines.
Newspaper headlines may form the basis of a libel action even though the accompanying story is not defamatory, an en banc panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has unanimously held.
Through their headlines and photographs, the papers also hurl us randomly into the social arena beyond the prisonlike room.
Which is one reason why he's made national headlines in the last year alone on the Persian Gulf, Zaire, Cambodia, the Philippines, Pakistan, China, South Africa, New Zealand, and Hong Kong.
One of the key elements of the course teaches how to use more effective website headlines to attract more prospects and convert them into customers.