think-piece

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.
See also: piece, think

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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Presumably, Blunkett made his controversial comments in the hope that people would read the rest of his self-important think-piece.
Though it has nothing in competition, Canada has a relatively strong showing at Berlin this year, including Guy Maddin's quirky "Twilight of the Ice Nymphs"; the docu "Guy Maddin: Waiting for Twilight"; John Greyson's circumcision think-piece "Uncut"; Bruce Sweeney's Sundance entry "Dirty"; Simcha Jacobovici's feature docu on European Jews in Hollywood, "Hollywoodism"; and Nettie Wild's "A Place Called Chiapas."
Donnie Darko manages to satisfy both as a teen horror movie complete with a doomed romance and as a moody think-piece about time travel, the universe and predestination.
DONNIE Darko manages to satisfy both as a teen horror movie, complete with a doomed romance, and a think-piece about time travel and pre-destination.
Elsewhere, in what used to be called a think-piece, James markham desctibes how the youth of West Germany is becoming more conservative.
DONNIE Darko manages to satisfy both as a teen horror movie and as a think-piece about time travel, the universe and pre-destination.
In "The Architect," vet legit director Matt Tauber's clunky think-piece about race, class and living spaces, an affluent white architect is confronted by a black activist, who lives in a housing project he designed.
Rather, it suggests even heavier management of the political process, on the one hand, and the removal of any timeline for change on the other." He concludes, of Mubarak, "Long accused of being an unimaginative bureaucrat, he is turning over the country to like-minded septuagenarians who mirror his caution." Pankaj Mishra has a fabulous think-piece that looks to Egypt's past and finds, mostly, grounds to believe that a military-type authoritarian government that has been in place for almost six full decades is probably not going to go away even in six months: "Egypt's own history," he observes, "warns us that the foundations of despotism are deep and wide." For now, the Washington Post reports, many Mubarak loyalistsliterally, the same peopleare in the same important positions.
"It's not just a think-piece; there is a great big conspiracy thriller and Torchwood has to pull itself back together and the team are immediately on the run because people know they have the answer."
Or you hear about some grim high-school murder and decide that now is the time to churn out that groundbreaking 5,000-word think-piece on escalating Japanese youth violence.
THIS film satisfies both as a teen horror movie complete with doomed romance and as a moody think-piece about time travel, the universe and predestination.
We have a think-piece about printed electronics on page 58.
Recent posts highlighted Mexican reporter Lydia Cacho, who was named one of the 2007 Courage in Journalism Award Winners by the International Women's Media Foundation as well as a think-piece about whether newspapers are giving too much content away for free on the web.
The analytic procedures included a holistic scoring rubric for the abstracts and inductive analyses of the interview, observation, and think-piece data using a structured approach to grounded theory.
And right now I think that if I read another 1000-word think-piece on the subject, I might just explode.