I have noticed over the years that writers who are Harvard graduates will be sure to let us know early in articles that they went to Harvard. Often they will do so in an offhand, parenthetical fashion, as if it is not really worth mentioning. Looking back, I can't recall if I've ever seen graduates from other universities do the same thing. It is as if, in one simple statement, the writer has earned instant credibility.
This article waits until the third paragraph. Notice how unnecessary it is.
This article can only wait until the third sentence.