‘Weather’s going to be turnt, right?’: A news team’s experiment in teen slang left viewers ‘cringing’

This article by Allyson Chiu originally appeared in Washington Post

The team’s idea? A message of encouragement riddled with exaggerated teen slang that has since gone viral, prompting reactions ranging from utter shock to disdain. Amid the flurry of responses, WTOL removed the video from its Facebook page, but it was too late. Clips of the segment had been widely shared on Twitter, with one video totaling roughly 3 million views as of early Thursday.

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