think piece

think piece

noun Journalism.
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.


Origin:
1940–45

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To think piece
Slang Dictionary

think-piece definition


  1. 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.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
Cite This Source
American Heritage
Idioms & Phrases

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]

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;