Wednesday, September 21, 2005

Seemingly Many Seem to Many

The NYT article on women in elite colleges just wanting to chuck it all for a rich man and babies was poblematic for a variety of reasons, but Jack Shafer hits on its most basic problem -- it was, without any genuine evidence, claiming to have unearthed a trend.

Such a trend may exist, but many bloggers seem to increasingly be under the impression that the article was crap journalism.