Bogus trend stories of the week: The Post on tradesmen who've gone to college; the Times on teenage jackassery.

Media criticism.
June 15 2010 5:19 PM

Bogus Trend Stories of the Week

The Washington Post on tradesmen who've gone to college; the New York Times on teenage jackassery.

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