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think piece

A piece of writing, especially an editorial in a newspaper or magazine, giving thoughtful consideration to some issue or topic. He gained a bit of national attention after his think piece on immigration reform was picked up by several major news outlets. I've been asked to write a think piece about the upcoming referendum.
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think piece

An article that presents news analysis, background material, and the author's opinions, as in Her goal was to write think pieces but the editor kept assigning crime stories. [c. 1940]
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think-piece

n. a thoughtful piece of writing in a newspaper or magazine. Mr. Wilson’s think-piece about the need for more concern for the middle class was not well received.
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While Jewish writers appear to excel in the novel, the short story, think pieces, historical essays, and the sermonic art, few have attained the status of immortals in that most demanding of genres, poetry.
In case you are not a member of the media class, or a regular consumer of political think pieces, you may be unfamiliar with one of the stranger twists of the 2016 campaign, the emergence of so-called "Bernie Bros" - angry young men whose enthusiasm for Bernie Sanders makes them condescending and even misogynistic toward female supporters of Hillary Clinton.
So-called "think pieces", devoid of much consideration, arguing for more Islamophobia in the Conservative Party and the rather ironic op-ed by Boris Johnson - easily Britain's stupidest man - claiming black people have lower IQs.
It has also partnered with Naijographia on an exhibition and has, during the last year's charged elections, put forth excellent think pieces on the elections in its A sense of where we are (?)' theme.
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It was a mystery which sparked countless think pieces: Why did US First Lady Melania Trump wear a $39 jacket emblazoned with "I really don't care, do you?" during a trip to a migrant child detention centre?
TO SURVIVE IN today's fast-paced news cycle, media organizations have to be nimble enough to cover breaking news and current events while also digging deep with investigative reporting, providing perspective with think pieces and keeping a finger on the pulse of pop culture.
Will he allow his paper to give him a good telling off, or print think pieces about how we should put our political differences aside and look at ways to address the problem?
Last year, the British Council released a report on 'Understanding Female Participation in STEM Subjects in Pakistan', the first in a series of think pieces on Women and Science.
While the song has already smashed several records, it has also divided fans and inspired some unflattering think pieces.
The pop star's fat-shaming culminated with an article last week that launched a dozen think pieces defending her as a result.
It's a box-office flop that spawned a thousand think pieces.
We return to the subject in this issue to expand on the role that reading (and writing) fiction can play in a sailor's professional development, and to provide a link to more great think pieces.
In a moment when we are regularly barraged with think pieces on current events where the writer's anecdotal experience feels more like a gimmick than an actual life event (I have written my share of these pieces myself), Black Dove is a refreshing read.