Skip to comments.Boycott the USA Today Newspaper
Posted on 09/14/2009 7:08:12 AM PDT by ncfool
Sitting here in my DC hotel room this morning and received the Hotel's USA Today newspaper and took a look through the front page section.
Guess What! The USA Today didn't even have any story on the Washington Tea Party.
Can you imagine that! No story.
The Newspaper media is wondering why their readership is declining its obivious that they are the Obama Media department and they work for the Democratic party. Can you imagine that 1,500,000 people attended a rally in DC to wake up the politicians and they USA Today doesn't cover it.
I guess we have the Axelrod controlled media.
So today I will stop reading the USA Today when traveling at hotels.
Maybe we need to show the USA Today some pictures of the event. I bet there are some Freepers here who can show them that there were at least 50 or 60 of us that showed up in DC.
I used to be a subscriber of the Kansas City Star (Falling Star)newspaper but dropped my 25 year subscription last October 1st, 2008.
I’ve never bought - or read - a USA TODAY in my life... Guess I’m way ahead of the times.... ;)
I only buy newspapers for the coupons and trash liners. I get my “news” off the net.
And Gannett is headquartered across the Potomac, so it’s not like they didn’t know. ;)
I think the USA Today reporter was in Minneapolis at the Target Center....covering the PUSH IT DOWN YOUR THROAT Healthcare speech.
Many hotels give patrons complimentary copies of USA today. Wonder what their sales would be like without those?
Start requesting the WSJ when you check in. Some better hotels offer both.
It’s USA Toady.
Grampa Dave always insist the hotel deduct the price of the USA Today from his bill when he travels.
I don’t know how USA Today stays in business. Does anyone really buy that rag? The only time I’ve picked one up was when it was laying in front of my hotel room door.
AOL News hasn’t had a single peep either.
(But what do you expect from All the News that’s fit for Yekls?)
Still, if anyone thinks the US media isn’t modeled on Komsomolskaya Pravda . . .
There weren’t a million at the million Man March in 1995 but here’s the index to USA’s stories about it.
Million Man March Index
Latest story - October 11, 1996
March helped make a family in Georgia - October 11, 1996
Cleveland stumbles on path to change - October 11, 1996
Louis Farrakhan profile - October 16, 1995
Black men converge on Washington for rally - October 16, 1995
Some whites are skeptical of march’s positive effects - October 17, 1995
Women’s reactions run from elation to disdain - October 17, 1995
Clinton urges both races to ‘clean house’ - October 17, 1995
Clinton to walk a fine line on race in speech - October 16, 1995
What’s it about - October 13, 1995
Theme timely, but organizer is controversial - October 13, 1995
The logistics statistics: Road signs and relief - October 16, 1995
Washington’s great gatherings - October 17, 1995
Addicts begin walk away from the past - October 13, 1995
Nation of Islam Million Man March home page
Buses lined up would reach 75 miles
Where march was held
That ruins my entire day when they do that.....
The story was in Sunday’s paper.
Did you ever count up the number of hotel room doors?
avoid any gannett media property at all costs
the tennessean here in nashville is a joke
the newsroom staff looks like ACORN’s Detroit office meets MOVEON.ORG
USA Today is garbage. I would nver buy it. Hotels have it but I throw them away when they put them under the door. It is propaganda targeting morons.
If I go to a hotel, I tell them not to send USA Today to my room.
It makes me angry even to see that piece of crap sitting on the floor.
FOX had a segment on that this morning with young Johnathan Krohn (14 yo and future POTUS!). Newspapers aren’t reporting on this is very telling.
I’ve made it a practice to make a point that I don’t want the USA Today on my bill. The usual response is that it’s free. My retort is that USA Today is $1 on my bill. If they want my reservation, remove it.
I am not trying to defend the leftist rag, but they did have some coverage, at least on the internet, “Tens of thousands rally in D.C. against federal spending”. I haven’t bought a USA Today in years, so I have no idea if the story was in a print edition.
If you want to get yourself really worked up read some of the comments following the story.
Sitting here in my DC hotel room this morning and received the Hotel's USA Today newspaper and took a look through the front page section. Guess What! The USA Today didn't even have any story on the Washington Tea Party.
USEless TODAY does not publish Sunday, so Monday is their first chance to report. I don't see anything on their website either (holding nose as I scroll thru website).
What would I line my rodent cage with? How would I wrap my fish? Where would my puppy relieve itself?
In the future, when booking a hotel room, I’ll ask if USA Today comes with the deal. If the answer is yes, I’ll find another hotel. (I already only stay, if possible, at hotels that carry the Fox News channel!)
What is USA Today? I have never seen one.
The circulation of USA Today is shown below from an article dated 4/27/09. What they don;t say is what is the PAID circulation.
“MCLEAN, Va., April 27 /PRNewswire/ — USA TODAY remains the top-selling newspaper in the United States, according to the latest Audit Bureau of Circulation report. USA TODAY’s daily circulation was 2,113,725 for the period ending March 31, 2009.
USA TODAY is the only newspaper with more than 2 million in print circulation with a total that’s 24% larger than the Wall Street Journal and is twice as high as the New York Times.
“USA TODAY is proud of our position as the only newspaper in the country with over 2 million in print circulation, selling more than 400,000 copies per day than our nearest competitor the Wall Street Journal,” said Susan Lavington, senior vice president of marketing for USA TODAY. “We credit this success to our unique brand of relevant, ‘What does it mean to me’ journalism that covers the full breadth of our shared American interests.”
Think of all the trees that are wasted as we all throw these out when staying at hotels. Day after day. Where are all the earth huggers on this? /s
They don’t have a Sunday paper.
Unfortunately it’s one of the few rags with increasing sales, albeit very small.
” What would I line my rodent cage with? How would I wrap my fish? Where would my puppy relieve itself? “
That’s blatant cruelty to rodents, fish, and puppies — expect to hear from PETA any moment, now.....
Even, if I don’t get a small amount deducted for not wanting the USALIES TODAY, our side wins when we say no.
However, it is amazing how many motels and hotels will deduct a charge for refusing USALIES TODAY.
A google check can reveal a lot about where reporting priorities are. Take the “million man march.” This link is from a crowd estimate in excess of 800,000. There is a photo, not nearly as vast as Saturday’s crowd. I didn’t even bother to check how many stories and pictures appeared in “USA Yesterday” about that event.
The lamestream media is trying their best to spike this story but they cannot keep 2 million people in DC a secret.
Have any of you noticed that most liberal “newspapers” a shrinking in size? I know for a fact that the “Des Moines Register” has shrunk in width by about 3 inches.
Ive made it a practice to make a point that I dont want the USA Today on my bill. The usual response is that its free. My retort is that USA Today is $1 on my bill. If they want my reservation, remove it."
I have been boycotting USA Today since before it started printing, I think.
I was an early adapter.
I’ve been boycotting that rag—and all the rest of them—for years.
We used to call that a "blivit".
Two pounds of "journalism" in a 6 ounce paper.
The WSJ had reporter, Mike Phillips, on our bus to DC last Thursday. He interviewed 52 of us on the bus. His almost fair article was in Saturday’s edition with a picture. He quoted a papermill worker, a baby sitter agency owner, and the bus coordinator. He did not use anything from the doctor, lawyer, teachers, or small business owners on board. We wondered if he was attempting to stereotype us as uneducated protestors.
He didn’t pick on on the solidarity of our messages nor how we all felt we were doing our patriotic duty. He admitted he was a liberal and was treated very nicely and was welcomed by all of us.
A good reporter would have have done a much better job.
The WSJ did not have any story re the March either.
Recently I was in downtown South Bend, Indiana on business and took this picture.
Well, I’m sure that they didn’t report anything on the Half-Million Man March, either...right?