debtor http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/21012/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 Business and Media Institute 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