make news

make news

To garner attention and be the topic of conversation. Sam's sudden resignation really made news today—everyone in the office is talking about it!
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When a committee makes news, its members make news. Consider an article by Rick Atkinson and Walter Pincus that appeared on the front page of the The Washington Post on May 4, 1984, under the headline, "Pentagon Lists Budget Cuts':