Behind the Cover: 10.15.17

Behind the Cover: 10.15.17

Credit Sasha Rudensky for The New York Times

Jake Silverstein, editor in chief: “We dramatically cropped the portrait of Jillian, a teenager in Benoit Denizet-Lewis’s article about adolescent anxiety, to make clear that she was meant to represent not just herself but all kids who suffer this way. We also liked the way that the weight of that heavy black rectangle looming above her seemed to nicely capture the sense of helplessness many of these teens feel.”

Read the cover story by Benoit Denizet-Lewis, “Why Are More American Teenagers Than Ever Suffering From Severe Anxiety?” See all past covers here.

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