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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

hit (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 hit the headlines, but this small change in immigration law could have a huge impact on foreign workers. The pop star hit headlines yesterday after his latest run-in with police.
See also: headline, hit

hit the headlines

To appear prominently in media reports. We need to have all the marketing materials ready before the merger hits the headlines.
See also: headline, hit

make (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 make the headlines, but this small change in immigration law could have a huge impact on foreign workers. The pop star made headlines yesterday after his latest run-in with police.
See also: headline, make

grab (the) headlines

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

grab the headlines

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grab headlines

If someone or something grabs the headlines or grabs headlines, they get a lot of attention in the newspapers, on TV, etc. He is not among the players who have been grabbing the headlines this season. His visit to the US is bound to grab headlines.
See also: grab, headline

hit the headlines

be written about or given attention as news.
See also: headline, hit

grab/hit/make the ˈheadlines

(informal) be an important item of news in newspapers or on the radio or television: His reputation has suffered a lot since the scandal over his love affair hit the headlines.
See also: grab, headline, hit, make
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Surely, he didn't deserve a half-page story, half-face portrait and a negative headline." In contrast, he says, Bob Collymore's headline on July 1 read: "Death of a titan," while that of Joyce Laboso on July 30 read "Smiling with angels" all catchy, positive headlines.
It's not that headlines aren't important or that editors don't approach them with care.
Headline: 4 ex-party-list lawmakers face arrest for farmers' murders.
At the best of times, writing social media headlines (especially Facebook) is a tough balance between seeking clicks and encouraging engagement.
The biggest problem with striking visuals and big headlines is the epidemic of under-delivery.
Using a carefully constructed sentence as a headline seems like an advantage with no drawbacks.
In August, headline CPI increased 10bp to 7.6% YoY, as was flagged by the recent weekly inflation prints.
Headlines are vitally important in both print and on-line and I like the idea of someone else coming in and being able to pick up the gist of a story straight away to write a headline about it.
The following day's GDN had an article with the headline "Child abuser spared jail".
In an example of headline like: "Under Pressure from Boss", it is necessary to ask ourselves: what is the boss like?
In the following headline "Pakistan: Nuclear power in chaos" the underlined words used at the end of the headlines mark the possibility of danger.
Iran will allow the Reuters news agency to reopen its Tehran bureau one year after shutting it down for a false headline on a video report.
The paper said under a big headline that went across the page with a picture of Chavez: "Death of Hugo Chavez ..
BURLESQUE super star Frankii Wilde and her group, The Headline Honeys, are getting ready to show Newcastle everything they've got - or nearly.