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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 on the headlines of news articles, as due to being particularly 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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At the best of times, writing social media headlines (especially Facebook) is a tough balance between seeking clicks and encouraging engagement.
And there is no inherent shame in a headline being used to get us to click on a story that will inform us and expand our understanding and sympathies.
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.
By omitting some linguistic items from a headline, the writer leaves out a part of the statement, for the reader to retrieve the whole meaning from the linguistic context, namely the elements surrounding the part omitted.
There is oniy one headline coming under the act of forbidding.
com's mobile web site posted an offensive headline referencing Jeremy Lin at 2:30 am ET.
It was a very sad event and I do not want to diminish it in any way, however I must protest at the constant pessimistic, downbeat, harmful, depressing, unenthusiastic front page headlines.
The empirical evidence presented here indicates headline and core measures of inflation are co-integrated, suggesting long-run co-movement.
Locators should be used in headlines when necessary to tell the story.
Editorials are understood to be debatable assertions, so a headline that says "Freedom isn't on the march" invites readers to disagree.
The founder of Headline and current chief of Hodder Headline Tim Hely Hutchinson is said to be lining up a bid to buy back the publishing business from WH Smith.
Parts of the coding frame were specific to the headline study.
But the other function of a headline is to make things sound interesting.
The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill is seething over a headline that appeared July 10 in a Trenton, N.