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USA Today To Introduce Paid Digital Edition To Be Delivered By E-Mail

AP | ANDREW VANACORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — USA Today's new publisher said Wednesday he hopes to expand the newspaper's revenue from mobile phones and portable electronic readin...

Stimulus Money Not Reaching Hardest-Hit States

USA Today | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

States hit hardest by the recession received only a few of the government's first stimulus contracts, even though the glut of new federal spending was...

Maggie Rodriguez Writes USA Today Article On Homeless Children

USA Today | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Justin Bisher, 11, attends one of the few schools in the country dedicated to homeless children, and that's where he met Lazarus the cat. "If we're...

Katie Couric Writes USA Today Op-Ed To Advocate For Children Of The Recession

USA Today | Katie Couric | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

But the real gut-wrenching stories of the economic downturn reach well beyond the offices of Wall Street or the corridors of power in Washington. You ...

David Hunke, John Hillkirk Named To Top USA Today Spots

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

McLEAN, Va. — USA Today, the nation's largest newspaper, filled two top executive positions Tuesday by naming David Hunke as publisher and John ...

Craig Moon, USA Today Publisher, Leaving Amid Newspaper Tumult

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

USA Today Publisher Craig Moon will retire April 17, becoming the second top executive to leave the nation's best-selling newspaper this year. Moon's...

Writers at the End of Print

Giles Slade | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Giles Slade

It is now much easier and cheaper to publish a book than ever before.

USA Today, CNN Push Bogus Conservative Talking Point On Jobs

The Plum Line | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There's a new talking point making the rounds among some big news orgs and some critics on the right: The stimulus package will give illegal construct...

USA Today Needs to Check Its Facts: The Priority is the Economy

Kety Esquivel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kety Esquivel

Catherine Singley, Office of Research, Advocacy, and Legislation National Council of La Raza (NCLR) Earlier this week, our friends at the Immigration...

USA Today Reporter Responds to Blog Post

Bella DePaulo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bella DePaulo

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Promoting Marriage-Promotion with Dubious Scientific Claims: USA Today's Feature Story

Bella DePaulo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bella DePaulo

USA Today is very excited about marriage. Splashed across the front page of the Health and Behavior section, set off by a colorful illustration, was t...

Let's Hear it for the Girls

Candy Spelling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Candy Spelling

For the first time ever in our country's history -- due in part to recent massive layoffs and cutbacks -- women will soon outnumber men in the full-time U.S. workforce. Equal numbers and equal pay?

Why We Must Fight Like Hell to Confirm Hilda Solis for Labor Secretary

ZP Heller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
ZP Heller

The Senate Labor committee postponed Solis' nomination yesterday because of a recent USA Today report about her husband's outstanding California tax liens.

New Report: We're Heading for "Water Bankruptcy"

Tara Lohan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Tara Lohan

It takes lots energy to move, use and treat water. And it takes lots of water to cool power plants. With that thinking, things like desalination and ethanol make less and less sense.

GOP Chair Candidate Attacked With Fake "Whites Only" Newspaper Cover

The Plum Line | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Uh oh -- it looks like viral email dirty tricks (okay, parodies) are now entering into the race for Republican National Committee chair. This image o...

Gannett Imposes Week Without Pay, USA Today Freezes Wages

AP | ANICK JESDANUN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — USA Today publisher Gannett Co. imposed one-week unpaid furloughs for most of its U.S. employees Wednesday, saying the move could hel...

Jason Linkins

Gannett Newspapers Sends Employees Home For Week Of Unpaid Leave

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Yowch. Even with the near daily dose of grim news regarding the imminent Death Of All Print media, Editor and Publisher's Greg Mitchell is correct to...

USA Today Editor Ken Paulson Leaving Paper For Newseum

AP | ANICK JESDANUN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Ken Paulson, editor of USA Today and a veteran First Amendment advocate, is leaving the nation's top-selling newspaper in February to...

Will Afghanistan be Obama's Tragic Folly?

Norman Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Norman Solomon

Reminiscent of 1965, the tenet that we must send additional troops to Afghanistan is axiomatic in U.S. news media, on Capitol Hill and -- as far as can be discerned -- at the top of the incoming administration.

Steve Ballmer Is Carnac The Magnificent

Ron Galloway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ron Galloway

Ten years ago Microsoft stock was $33/share. Today it's $19. That's a return to shareholders of -40%. Ten years ago Apple stock was $8. Today it's $91. That's a return, um, higher than -40%.

God: Skip Seconds This Thanksgiving?

Christine Whelan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christine Whelan

Previously the realm of fundamentalists, bringing a higher power into dieting has gone mainstream. Today, it's not only Christians who see fat as a spiritual issue.

Obama's Picks and the Ideology of No Ideology

Norman Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norman Solomon

On Friday, columnist David Brooks informed readers that Barack Obama's picks "are not ideological." The incoming president's key economic adviser...

Layoffs Hit USA Today, Paper Seeks Volunteers

Poynter.org | Jim Romenesko | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Memo sent to USA Today staffers on Nov. 23 To: The newsroom staff From: Ken Paulson and John Hillkirk The current economic crisis has taken it...

USA Today's Presidential Poll Tracker

USA Today | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

USA Today has a great presidential polling tracker that's also extremely popular. ...

The Denver Media Migraine

Eric Boehlert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Boehlert

Fifteen thousand journalists in Denver and they couldn't even report what actually happened there. Instead, they invented a storyline of their liking....