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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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Jaclyn has been hitting headlines repeatedly, standing up for both her daughter and grandchild.
The Corkman has been hitting headlines after he admitted how he was once arrested and fined for possession of marijuana Cormac said: "I dropped out of school because school didn't fit me.
KANYE West is no stranger to hitting headlines but who could've predicted that he would turn up unannounced in Scotland?
A worthy replacement for predecessor Kylie Minogue, she was hitting headlines everywhere when she first took her chair for The Voice UK - it seemed the press loved any excuse to lavish attention on her.
With the Welsh government announcing plans to increase food awareness in restaurants and cafes hitting headlines this week, it begs the question whether there is enough understanding by hospitality staff for it to work.
After hitting headlines with their heavy rooting for Obama reelection on the US election day, now they can take pictures with their arms around a life-size cardboard cutout of the president himself.
More used to hitting headlines for stirring controversy, this week a more maternal side of Egyptian belly dancer Dina has thrust her into the spotlight.
Keibler has been hitting headlines as she accompanies the heart-throb to a series of film festivals, movie premieres and awards shows, and she even wowed critics with her glamorous look at Sunday's Golden Globes, where she watched her boyfriend pick up a Best Actor prize for 'The Descendants'.
The Red Devils have already filed a complaint against Lamptey, whose name has been hitting headlines during the past few days.
The one that did not explode has been hitting headlines all over the world and US politicians have threatened Pakistan with dire consequences on the assumption that the presumed culprit, a US citizen, was allegedly trained by some terrorist outfit there.
MORE accustomed to breaking news each day, The Journal found itself hitting headlines worldwide this week as our campaign to help Northern Rock captured imaginations across the globe.
It is not only Karatantcheva's forthright opinions which have been hitting headlines after breaking on to the tour as a 14-year-old last year.
A LEPTON-born and bred scientist is looking to the stars after hitting headlines across the world.
Food awareness plan needs understanding SIR -With the Welsh Government's plans to increase food awareness in restaurants and cafes hitting headlines this week, it begs the question whether there is enough understanding by hospitality staff for it to work.
Some people are doing politics for hitting headlines (in newspapers) only.