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There’s no faster way for a Generation X-er to look like a has-been than engaging in a spot of millennial-bashing. It’s getting tiresome and it’s time to give the younger generation their due

Nadine O’Regan

Arts Editor and Columnist

@nadineoregan
28th April, 2019
Lyra McKee: watching her on YouTube and reading her articles, it was obvious what a loss to the world she was Pic: Jess Lowe/Rex

Millennials are getting a bad rap in the media these days, and you know something? I’m embarrassed. Not for the millennials but for the people giving out about them - those who think it’s hilarious to witheringly decry so-called snowflakes on mainstream talk radio shows (largely populated by non-millennials), or to state – as American Psycho author Bret Easton Ellis did recently – that millennials don’t read or write books. Ellis claims he cannot even...

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