alsobe in/hit the headlinesto be reported in many newspapers and on radio and television:
a scandal that grabbed the headlines for weeks
The former MP found himself back in the headlines again.
WORD FOCUS: newspaper WORD FOCUS: newspaper the pressnewspapers in general the medianewspaper, TV, and radio tabloida newspaper that does not contain much serious news, and mainly has short articles and photographs broadsheetBritish English/quality paperAmerican Englisha newspaper that mostly contains reports about serious news journalist/reportersomeone whose job is writing articles for newspapers headlinethe title of a newspaper report, written in big letters articlea piece of writing about something in a newspaper columnan article that appears regularly in a newspaper, in which someone writes about their opinions editoriala piece of writing in which the newspaper gives its comments on recent events the front page (which has the main news stories) the back page (which has the less important news, and news about sport) the sports/television/fashion/arts etc page ➔ See alsonewspaper
Definition of headline from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English within the topic NEWSPAPERS, PUBLISHING