The New York Times loves stories about the apparent decreasing value of college degrees because they don’t require any actual journalism, and their readers really like them. You see, the readership of the NYT includes a lot of affluent, educated oldsters who would very much like to know when their college-educated kids will be able to move out of the basement.
This is a big problem for people who had enough money to send their kids to college in the first place. And for people who have basements. Continue reading