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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.
Compare editorial, news story.
Origin of think piece
1940-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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British Dictionary definitions for thinkpiece


a newspaper or magazine article expressing the writer's thoughts or opinions about a particular matter
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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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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