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Lead Story

Definition of the noun lead story

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  1. a news story of major importance

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Google previewOxford American Large Print Dictionary (2008)

by Oxford University Press

(Also lead story) item of news given the greatest prominence. —lead•er n. —lead•er•ship n. ▫ lead-in introduction, opening, etc.

Google previewThe Sartre Dictionary (2008)

by Gary Cox

A short story by Sartre contained in a collection of short stories entitled The Wall, The Wall being the lead story in the collection. The same collection of short stories was later repackaged as Intimacy, Intimacy becoming the lead ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Twentieth Century Journalists (2015)

by William H. Taft

ABC made it the lead story on the evening program; CBS stayed with a four-minute Panama Canal Treaty ...

Google previewDC Comics Encyclopedia

The Annual issue's lead story was the finale to the ”Camelot Falls” arc by Kurt Busiek and Carlos Pacheco. The book also participated in the weekly series Countdown to Final Crisis, giving a different perspective on certain happenings that are ...

Google previewDictionary for Library and Information Science (2004)

by Joan M. Reitz

lead story The most important item of news reported in an issue of a newspaper or newsmagazine, or in a television news broadcast, ...

Google previewSimon & Schuster Super Crossword Puzzle Dictionary And Reference Book (1999)

by Seth Godin, Lark Productions LLC, Seth Godin Productions

conduce, conduct, leading, oversee, plumbum, precede, usher in; 8 moderate, whip hand; 9 advantage, come first, introduce, lead story, principal, upper hand; 10 contribute lead carbonate: 9 white lead leaden: 3 dun, sad, wan; 4 ashy, cold, ...

Google previewHeinemann English Dictionary (2001)

by Martin Manser

lead story ( leed ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Pulp Fiction Writers (2009)

by Lee Server

La Spina's tale seemed more than appropriate and thus became the landmark publication's first lead story when The Thrill Book made its debut with a cover date of March 15, 1919 (and a rather bland come-on atop the title: “A Delightful ...

Google previewA William Faulkner Encyclopedia (1999)

by Robert W. Hamblin, Charles A. Peek

the detective story with "Smoke," which is firmly grounded in the Poe/Doyle tradition and later became the lead story in Knight's Gambit (1949). A number of the Doctor Martino stories contain supernatural elements, although they do not rank ...

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