Sample trend stories

These are both good trend stories based on real data. Some of you may have to rely more on anecdotal info, but whenever, possible, get the numbers.

This story is more anecdotal and on the lighter side…but definitely a trend story that I found interesting about a dance style that’s popular now. I’m sure you guys know all about it.

The New York Times routinely offers up trend stories. Here’s another about how small town gossip is heading online.








About Julie Poppen

Julie Poppen is a writer and editor at EdNews Colorado, a nonprofit one-stop-shop for education news and opinion. She is also an adjunct journalism faculty member at CU-Boulder. She brings 20 years of daily journalism experience to the table. She blogs for Mile High Mamas, and is author of Confessions of a Partially Proficient Parent. She is a somewhat committed cyclist who rode across the state of Iowa last summer, and an eager - albeit weak-kneed - tele-skier.
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