hit the headlines

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.
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hit the headlines

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

be written about or given attention as news.
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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.
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The group of 10 pals, who were stunned when their Christmas Eve stunt hit the headlines, had planned to leave the hat in place until this week.
Summary: Major Gogoi hit the headlines in April 2017 when he tied a young artisan to the bonnet of his military vehicle to deter stone pelters from attacking his vehicle
Jamie Vardy's lookalike hit the headlines during Leicester's 2016 title win, the 2000s were full of people copying whatever David Beckham's current hairstyle was, and there are Lionel Messi doppelgangers all over the world.
Esma, who has previously hit the headlines for being a frenemy to Zarina Hassan, said she doesn't believe her brother and his baby mama have called it quits.
Gen Bajwa's briefing hit the headlines of almost all newspapers and TV channels.
As a leading US media channel reported it is a choice between the "bad" and the "worse." However, Clinton has only an e-mail issue, which has now hit the headlines internationally against Trump's dozens of deplorable issues, which have hit the headlines from time to time.
London, Dec 29 ( ANI ): Controversial AC Milan star Mario Balotelli has reportedly hit the headlines again after posting a picture of a piece of artwork, which is made up entirely of headlines about himself, on his Instagram account.
Summary: X Factor contestant Frankie Cocozza has hit the headlines after apparently breaking Gary Barlow's house rules.
Stable jockey Barry Geraghty rides Spirit Son (1.40), Mr Gardner (2.10) and Hit The Headlines (3.40) for Henderson, and when Huntingdon last
The album hit the headlines after a leaked e-mail from David Sharpe, the vice-president of Island Records, revealed he hated the album's "churchy" theme.
It's not the first time Red Star thugs have hit the headlines. A punter was jailed for 10 years back in 2008 for attacking a plain clothes policeman with a flare.
Biggins hit the headlines in 2007 when he won the television popularity show I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here.
The goalkeeper hit the headlines for his actions both on and off the pitch last season and the arrival of fellow Pole Lukasz Zaluska cast further doubt over his Parkhead future.
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