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think piece

noun, Journalism.
1.
an article analyzing and giving the background of a news event, often with the author's opinions and forecast for the future.
Also called dope story.
Compare editorial, news story.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45
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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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