headline-grabbing

headline-grabbing

adj
(Journalism & Publishing) intended or likely to attract publicity; sensational
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NEW YORK (AFP) - The MTV Video Music Awards, one of the year's most headline-grabbing pop culture events, is returning to Los Angeles.
Further along the new panel, Mr Walsh is already demonstrating his expertise in bitching and headline-grabbing.
6 billion a year the British public shell out on their pets, Victoria Beckham's headline-grabbing flat shoes, the rising sales of certain 1970s products and the growing popularity of 'she sheds' in response to 'man caves'.
A headline-grabbing lawsuit over arsenic in wine has been dismissed on the grounds that consumers already know alcohol is a risk to their health.
A day after her headline-grabbing Super Bowl half-time performance, the singer tagged Airbnb in a photo of what is believed to be a 60-acre mansion that features five ovens, three dishwashers and an infinity pool.
For instance, there's Alex and Sue, who met on Blind Date and whose memories of that show are even more poignant after the recent death of Cilla, who came to their wedding in that headline-grabbing hat.
Lawyers for Jian Ghomeshi appeared briefly in a Toronto courtroom last Wednesday to set a new date in his headline-grabbing sexual assault case.
She compares Cleggie to the Premier League: "They both seem to enjoy spending vast amounts of other people's money on headline-grabbing gimmicks.
Politicians are not unfamiliar with making headline-grabbing gaffes.
Yes, there have been headline-grabbing cases of poor ones, but for the vast majority of women giving birth their midwife is inspirational.
That's "Mojo," the 1995 debut play by Jez Butterworth ("Jerusalem") now revived with a headline-grabbing cast including Brendan Coyle (stoic manservant Bates from "Downton Abbey,") and Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley from "Harry Potter").
MBNA executive Thomas Rebel says: "We've developed this low-fee credit card for consumers looking to repay existing balances within 14 months, but without the higher initial outlay associated with some of the more headline-grabbing, longer-term deals available in the credit card market.