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Al Neuharth

So Long Al Neuharth -- and Thanks for My First Job. . .

Sara-Ellen Amster, Ph.D. | Posted 06.23.2013 | Media
Sara-Ellen Amster, Ph.D.

The nation -- or should I say the USA -- lost a very important figure in journalism's evolving story this past weekend.

Al Neuharth: My Mentor, 55 Years Ago

Lea Lane | Posted 06.22.2013 | Media
Lea Lane

After a week of blazing headlines, the death of Al Neuharth, founder of USA Today and former CEO of Gannett Company, was lost in the back pages.

Fair, Open-Minded and Opinionated: Remembering USA Today Founder Al Neuharth

Alberto Ibarguen | Posted 06.21.2013 | Media
Alberto Ibarguen

Al Neuharth revolutionized the end of an era in newspapers, displaying the qualities of a transformational change-maker: discovery, vision, courage, know-how and tenacity. There are lessons in his life for anyone who aspires to lead.

USA Today Founder Dies In Florida At 89

AP | MIKE SCHNEIDER | Posted 06.19.2013 | Media

COCOA BEACH, Fla. -- Critics dubbed USA Today "McPaper" when it debuted in 1982, and they accused its founder, Al Neuharth, of dumbing down American j...

Everybody's Favorite Olive Garden Reviewer To Receive Major Award

Posted 08.13.2012 | Media

Everybody's favorite Olive Garden reviewer will receive a major journalism award, BuzzFeed reported on Friday. Marilyn Hagerty, who has been a jour...

Clown Show: Donald Trump vs. Al Neuharth

Lauren Ashburn | Posted 08.02.2012 | Media
Lauren Ashburn

It seems a nasty battle is brewing between USA Today's founder, Al Neuharth, and The Donald. "Clown," says Neuharth. "Angry," pathetic man, retorts Trump. But could there be an ulterior motive here?

Katie Couric Receives Al Neuharth Award For Excellence In The Media

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Katie Couric received the Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in the Media at the University of South Dakota Thursday. The award bears the name of USA T...