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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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Rampant mass cheating in Bihar hits headlines every year.
This year's Copa organisers are hoping he hits headlines for all the right reasons.
OCTOBER 2014: She hits headlines again for claiming a PS6,000 annual taxi bill on taxpayers because public transport made her anxious.
2000 Club hits headlines after signing Claudio Caniggia under the management of Ivano Bonetti.
League leaders and defending champions Ahly visit fourth-placed Ismaili, who are five points behind the Red Devils, in an anticipated encounter which usually hits headlines for the wrong reasons.
Aug 2002: hits headlines again as North Wales becomes the first force in Britain to launch a telephone support line for gay and lesbian officers.
Something's cooking: Top chef Gordon Ramsay hits headlines again, C4 pm.