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NYT doesn't interview actual millennials for millennial 'trend pieces'

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by MisterCreosote, Mar 25, 2014.

  1. MisterCreosote

    MisterCreosote Well-Known Member

    So says Dick Whitman's favorite website:


    This is a great sentence:

    Trend stories are anecdotes in search of a generalization, and choosing the organizing principal of “millennial” allows the Times to pretend that it’s really reporting on something new.

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