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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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