How the New York Times See’s the Super Bowl Craze

The New York Times, a generalist publication by nature, covered the many facets of the Super Bowl this past weekend. From Gaga to gameplay NYT ran the gambit of Super Bowl angles.

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One of their more unique angles was a look into the life and culture of the patriots hometown, Boston.  With the following article, “Brady vs. Dunkin”the NTY the many loves of Beantown: Steven King to L.L. Bean.

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After the devastation that was “Deflategate” do the patriots still hold their place in the hearts of New Englanders? Or do classics like clam chowder take the cake?

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With an interesting interactive spin the NYT allows readers to select their top five New England Institutions in a Buzz Feed style quiz.

“What’s more important: A football team or our long-standing traditions? A touchdown or good locally-produced food? Historical roots or a fifth Super Bowl victory? Don’t ask any of these questions if you’re at a Super Bowl party Sunday and the Patriots are leading in the fourth quarter.” (Eric Blumenthal, New York Times)

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