run a story

idiom

: to print an article
The magazine ran a story about the scandal.

Examples of run a story in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Just one day after Hubel listed the home, Zillow Gone Wild — a social media account dedicated to the weird and quirky corners of Zillow — reached out to him asking to run a story about it. Praveena Somasundaram, Washington Post, 25 Aug. 2023 The Record checked the tip, but didn’t run a story. Evan Rosen, Anchorage Daily News, 13 Aug. 2023 In New York, the Life editors were assigning reporters to investigate specific areas of Johnson’s finances while still debating whether the magazine should run a story on Johnson’s wealth in its next issue. Isaac Chotiner, The New Yorker, 4 Aug. 2021 Around the same time, Sports Illustrated had run a story about bonefishing around Turneffe. Washington Post, 2 Apr. 2021 The British tabloid MailOnline depends on Facebook for much of its traffic, for example, and any inference of a threat to its business from Facebook's No. 2 executive could have strongly influenced its decision not to run a story on either occasion. Fortune, 22 Apr. 2022 But the Chronicle never would have run a story this explosive without intense internal debate and scrutiny of the not-for-attribution sourcing. Walter Shapiro, The New Republic, 15 Apr. 2022 Falcone killed the reporter when the elder Wayne merely requested he be made too scared to run a story. Ryan Parker, The Hollywood Reporter, 8 Mar. 2022 But weeks had passed and the Journal had not yet run a story. Patrick Radden Keefe, The New Yorker, 17 Jan. 2022

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“Run a story.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/run%20a%20story. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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