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English definition of “cover story”

cover story

noun [C usually singular]    
a report or article connected with the picture on the front of a magazineAccounts and storiesSummaries and summarising
(Definition of cover story noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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