Detroit Free Press http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/21013/all en NY Times Goes to Extremes to Convince Readers of Student Loan Crisis http://www.mrc.org/articles/ny-times-goes-extremes-convince-readers-student-loan-crisis <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Front page story cites student $120,000 in debt; later admits only 3 percent of borrowers have $100K+ burden. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The New York Times continued and old media theme of complaining about the volume of student debt on May 13 with its front page story: “A Generation Hobbled by College Debt.”<br /><br />Times writers Andrew Martin and Andrew W. Lehren began the 4,647-word essay about the problem of growing student debt began with the extreme example of one girl who is graduating $120,000 in debt.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/ny-times-goes-extremes-convince-readers-student-loan-crisis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Economy Education Government borrower college loan crisis debt debtor Detroit Free Press networks New York Times student student loan subsidies tuition Tue, 15 May 2012 20:33:18 +0000 julia.seymour 40087 at http://www.mrc.org