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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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According to the think piece, the Sri Lankan Army is alleged to be 300,000 strong.
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.
Industry analyst John Blossom of Shore Communications put the notion a bit differently in his think piece, likening the evolving content business models to a return to "chasing the mammoth," in which content is not offered in neatly ordered walled gardens.
This latest just-style report is a think piece about the future of the apparel industry.
For anyone outside of the press and think piece circuit digesting this debate day in and day out, the meaningful question is whether the idea of "Bernie Bros" will begin to cause political problems for Sanders, or even cost him supporters en masse.
36 Views'' won't be to all tastes, but as a think piece it's got plenty of shades and layers.
This isn't going to be yet another think piece about football's new cred, its Nick Hornby-fied cool, or that the rise in its popularity is in direct correlation to the lowering of man's role in society.
But neither will the pic be a stern political think piece.
They may not be in the mood to sit through a 6 1/2-minute think piece.
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.
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.
As various think pieces and discussion forums reveal, Iraqis and international analysts alike are increasingly considering the possibility of Iraq's partition along sectarian and ethnic lines.