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  • 9/11 Suspect Slogs Toward Trial at Guantanamo

    06/15/2014 8:46:01 AM PDT · by kristinn · 4 replies
    USA Today | Saturday, June 14, 2014 | Kevin Johnson and Tom Vanden Brook
    USA Today articles are headline and link only.
  • USA Today Publishes BDS Press Release Almost Word for Word, Accuses Israel of ‘Large-Scale Abuses

    06/14/2013 4:53:11 PM PDT · by Nachum · 11 replies
    the Algemeiner ^ | 6/14/13 | Zach Pontz
    The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel found itself a friend in major American newspaper USA Today recently, when a press release about its efforts to have Alicia Keys cancel her upcoming show in Israel appeared almost verbatim in an article on the newspaper’s website. The American Journalist Jeffrey Goldberg first tweeted about the disturbing similarities Thursday, a day after the article appeared. “@USATODAY ran a BDS press release as a story. Here’s the newspaper piece Here’s the release” he wrote.
  • No explanation for 'outbreak of insanity' on planes [Link Only]

    05/11/2011 2:14:49 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 18 replies
    USA Today | May 11, 2011 | By Gary Stoller, USA TODAY
    http://www.usatoday.com/travel/flights/2011-05-11-flight-disturbances-advice_n.htm?loc=interstitialskip
  • What is the Tea Party? A growing state of mind

    07/02/2010 7:59:17 AM PDT · by Artemis Webb · 9 replies
    USA Today ^ | 060110 | Susan Page and Naomi Jagoda
    Per copyright restrictions Link Only
  • Anyone Read the Palin Segment in USA Today Magazine in Yesterday's Sunday Paper (June 13)? (Vanity)

    06/14/2010 8:02:38 AM PDT · by AUJenn · 27 replies · 701+ views
    We get USA Today Magazine insert in our Sunday paper. The cover yesterday has (in small print) "Sarah Palin Touches a Nerve with Our Readers." Out of curiosity I flipped through to find the article. What a joke! It was a one-page group of 'letters to the editor' (about 10 letters) regarding Palin's recent Mother's Day cover. All but one letter was hateful, dishonest, and downright nasty. Accusing her of having a "dysfunctional family" (huh?) and furious with USA Today Magazine for featuring her, calling it "inappropriate." Where do they find these people? What's the deal with such vicious attacks...
  • Unpaid leave at USA Today (Dinosaur Media DeathWatch™)

    02/12/2010 1:46:50 PM PST · by abb · 28 replies · 476+ views
    Washington Business Journal ^ | February 11, 2010 | Jeff Clabaugh
    Unpaid furloughs at Gannett Co. Inc. in McLean will now include nearly 1,500 employees at its flagship USA Today. USA Today employees will be required to take one week of unpaid leave between now and July. In a memo to employees Thursday, USA Today publisher David Hunke also said an existing pay freeze, first implemented in February 2009, will be extended by at least 90 days. A USA Today spokesperson confirms the furloughs and pay freeze extension affect all 1,495 of USA Today’s employees. "National advertising revenues in general were still down from the previous year as were paid advertising...
  • Impressive Media Malpractice at March For Life

    01/25/2010 8:23:09 AM PST · by rhema · 6 replies · 769+ views
    American Thinker ^ | January 23, 2010 | Jack Cashill
    In January 2009 we brought a six-man camera crew to Washington to create a documentary on the subject of the annual March for Life called Thine Eyes. What motivated Steve Sanborn, the organizer of the project and a March veteran, was the media's historic failure to capture the numbers, the demographics or the spirit of the marchers. With the advantage of rooftop cameras, we estimated there were about 350,000 participants, about 75 percent of whom were under 25, with more females than males among the young people. I also assigned our six cameramen to find as many pro-abortion protestors as...
  • Wall Street Journal surpasses USA Today as No. 1

    10/15/2009 11:40:59 AM PDT · by La Enchiladita · 25 replies · 1,151+ views
    AP ^ | Oct. 14, 2009 | Andrew Vanacore
    NEW YORK — The Wall Street Journal has surpassed USA Today as the top-selling daily newspaper in the United States. The Audit Bureau of Circulations won't be releasing its latest figures until Oct. 26, but the Journal said Wednesday that it gained about 12,000 subscribers in the April-September period, compared with a year earlier. That puts its average Monday-Friday circulation at 2.02 million. The Journal claimed the top spot last week after USA Today released its circulation figures early, but had not given out specifics until Wednesday. USA Today, which has long been No. 1, said last week that it...
  • Cheers to USA Today: 'Billions In (Stimulus) Aid Go to Areas That Backed Obama in 08'

    07/09/2009 12:28:45 PM PDT · by UnalienablyRight · 15 replies · 1,225+ views
    NewsBusters.org ^ | 07/09/2009 | Seton Motley
    Is this what Time magazine meant with their July 6th cover, What Barack Obama Can Learn From FDR? Not one to let "a serious crisis to go to waste," Franklin Delano Roosevelt used the onset of the Great Depression as an excuse to immediately begin delivering New Deal dollars in unprecedented amounts - with laser-like political precision to electorally important parts of the country. He sailed to landslide reelection in 1936 on a federally-funded tailwind. The New Deal is now an old one - as direct mail guru Richard Viguerie describes it, "We've got money, you've got votes, let's talk."...
  • Illegal Aliens To Get Stimulus Jobs?!?!!?

    03/09/2009 6:12:19 AM PDT · by Shellybenoit · 8 replies · 601+ views
    USA Today/Yidwithlid ^ | 3/9/09 | Yidwithlid
    I thought that by now President Obama had fixed the Immigration problem. After all he has done for the economy, you would think that most illegal immigrants had left the country to go look for a job, but apparently not. The Center for Immigration Studies believes that up to 15% of the new federally funded construction Jobs called for in the massive stimulus signed by President Obama, will be filled by people who are in the country illegally. $104 billion for construction projects [in the bill] should create construction-related jobs for about 2.04 million workers over several years. The Center...
  • USA Today Introduces 'The Oval';Governing Magazine;Radiotime!

    01/08/2009 8:01:32 AM PST · by an amused spectator · 2 replies · 345+ views
    The Interweb | January 7, 2009 | aas
    USA Today has a new feature called "The Oval". Apparently, The One has need of his own little shrine on the USA Today website of the US Department of Press Editorials (DOPE) The "journalists" involved are Mark Memmott, USA TODAY reporter and editor who will be head cheerleader at The Oval, USA TODAY White House lackeys Mimi Hall, David Jackson, Rich Wolf, and uber-propagandist Washington bureau chief Susan Page will be fluffing. ========================== In other news, I've discovered an interesting "other" website:Governing Magazine It appears to be devoted to news on how to keep us unruly peasants in line, and...
  • Middle class will be a focus of Screen Actors Guild talks [Socialized Medicine Irony]

    05/28/2008 12:25:24 PM PDT · by Gothmog · 10 replies · 85+ views
    The Los Angeles Times ^ | 5/28/08 | Richard Verrier and Claudia Eller
    In the debate about Hollywood pay scales, Hollywood actors argue they are being squeezed out of pay and health benefits. "Middle-class film and TV actors -- defined by SAG as those who earn enough to qualify for the union's health insurance but less than $100,000 a year -- are hardly representative: They account for less than 5% of the guild's 122,000 members. "Nonetheless, this sliver plays an outsize role within the union because the vast majority of members don't...earn a livelihood from acting. 'If we can't reverse the trends for working-class actors, we'll cease to exist,' said SAG President Alan...
  • Which Americans are famous for high school students?

    02/06/2008 7:08:34 AM PST · by reaganaut1 · 50 replies · 119+ views
    February 6, 2008 | me
    A USA Today story "High schoolers name women, black Americans 'most famous'" by Greg Toppo (no link for copyright reasons) lists the 10 most famous Americans (excluding presidents and first ladies) according to high school students. I think 8 of the 10 figures ought to be covered in history classes (excluding Oprah Winfrey and Marilyn Monroe), but it does appear that who gets taught is being determined by race and sex quotas.
  • Hillary Clinton Edges Out Oprah Winfrey As Most Admired Woman

    12/26/2007 12:01:02 PM PST · by jamese777 · 41 replies · 151+ views
    The Gallup News Service ^ | 12/26/07 | Jeffrey M. Jones
    For the sixth year in a row, President George W. Bush is the most admired man and Sen. Hillary Clinton the most admired woman in Gallup's annual survey. But neither winner had a very decisive win this year, with former President Bill Clinton nearly tying Bush and Hillary Clinton barely topping talk-show host Oprah Winfrey. This is the seventh time Bush has been most admired man and the 12th time Clinton has been most admired woman. These results are based on the Dec. 14-16 USA Today/Gallup poll, which asked Americans, without prompting, to say what man and woman "living today...
  • In sex ed, abstinence-only loses support but keeps funds

    12/26/2007 7:53:57 AM PST · by bahblahbah · 4 replies · 249+ views
    USA Today
    http://www.usatoday.com/printedition/news/20071226/edtwo26.art.htm
  • ACLU Docs Show Troop Abuses (ACLU works for the enemy in Iraq)

    09/04/2007 6:54:29 PM PDT · by pabianice · 11 replies · 366+ views
    Navy Times | 9/4/07
    Link . Cannot post due to Navy Times being copyright weenies. How can the ACLU be stopped from their treasonous works?
  • New movie dishonors POWs, family members say

    07/14/2007 10:31:24 AM PDT · by pabianice · 10 replies · 712+ views
    Navy Times | 7/14/07 | Ewing
    Cannot post due to Navy Times copyright whining. Story deals with new movie dramatizing the story of LTJG Dieter Dengler, one of just a few to escape from a Communist POW camp. Critics of movie claim it is dishonest and distorted. Link
  • Flashback: USA Today gives Condi 'demon eyes,' pulls photo

    08/08/2006 9:30:06 AM PDT · by sionnsar · 34 replies · 2,091+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 10/26/2005
    USA Today gives Condi 'demon eyes,' pulls photo Paper admits it gave secretary of state'unnatural appearance' in Web edition Posted: October 26, 20055:10 p.m. Eastern © 2005 WorldNetDaily.com Manipulated Associated Press photo of Condoleezza Rice published online by USA Today USA Today pulled a photograph of Condoleezza Rice from its website after a weblog revealed it was manipulated, giving the secretary of state a menacing, demon-eyesing stare. Original AP photo The remarkable changes were first noted by a weblog called The Pen, which cited an original version of the Associated Press photograph. After a host of weblogs highlighted the photo, the nationwide...
  • USA Today: Phone Database Not As Broad As Reported, (USA TODAY LIED AGAIN)

    06/30/2006 8:18:59 AM PDT · by Grampa Dave · 98 replies · 3,357+ views
    biz.yahoo.com ^ | 30 June 2006 | AP Staff
  • Few doubt wrongdoing in CIA leak

    10/25/2005 4:22:58 PM PDT · by The Raven · 78 replies · 2,432+ views
    CNN ^ | Tuesday, October 25, 2005; | CNN
    (CNN) -- Only one in 10 Americans said they believe Bush administration officials did nothing illegal or unethical in connection with the leaking of a CIA operative's identity, according to a national poll released Tuesday. Thirty-nine percent said some administration officials acted illegally in the matter, in which the identity of Valerie Plame, a CIA operative, was revealed. The same percentage of respondents in the CNN/USA Today/Gallup poll said Bush administration officials acted unethically, but did nothing illegal.
  • USA Today Editor Stunned by Taser Story - (CBS Memogate connection; now big "taser" error)

    07/18/2005 1:50:24 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 28 replies · 2,025+ views
    A.I.M.ORG ^ | JULY 18, 2005 | CLIFF KINCAID
    Ken Paulson took over as editor at USA Today in the wake of the Jack Kelley scandal. Kelley had embarrassed the paper by writing a series of stories filled with lies. Paulson said that would never happen again. Then, he presided over USA Today's own version of the CBS Memogate scandal. Like CBS, USA Today used those bogus documents to discredit President Bush's National Guard service. But Paulson managed to exercise a form of damage control because CBS used the documents first and put them on TV. Paulson acted as if the scandal was confined to CBS. Many in the...
  • Justice can't be dishonest (media bias and fraud)

    06/05/2005 7:18:08 PM PDT · by weegee · 24 replies · 1,003+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | June 4, 2005, 8:42PM | By RICK CASEY
    In 1981, rising young reporter Janet Cooke of the Washington Post made up an 8-year-old heroin addict named Jimmy and won a Pulitzer. When her falsification was discovered, she went into exile for more than a decade, but her journalism career remained dead. •More recently, USA Today star reporter Jack Kelley was forced to resign after editors learned he had fabricated multiple stories. The newspaper's top editor also resigned. •New York Times reporter Jayson Blair resigned when it was discovered that he had been making up parts of stories, including one about the Rio Grande Valley family of an early...
  • "If Walter Cronkite Was Around Today...Kerry Would Be President" (Barf Alert!!!)

    11/15/2004 10:13:05 AM PST · by Conservative Coulter Fan · 72 replies · 5,084+ views
    "If Walter Cronkite was around today," USA Today founder Al Neuharth proclaimed in a speech in South Dakota last week, "I think John Kerry would be President" because of "the trust the people in Middle America had in Cronkite, when he returned from Vietnam opposed to the war, public opposition soon followed." As recounted by the Daily Republic in Mitchell, South Dakota, in addition to boasting of the influence of Cronkite's bias, Neuharth "said he thought if McGovern had won the presidency in 1972, U.S. troops would have pulled out from Vietnam a lot sooner with a lot fewer casualties,...
  • USA Today's Late Addition

    07/26/2004 2:44:55 PM PDT · by swilhelm73 · 9 replies · 644+ views
    TAS ^ | 7/26/04 | John Tabin
    USA Today is often dismissed by critics as the "McPaper"; it is apparently considered risible in some circles that, like McDonald's and unlike, say, the New York Times, a newspaper should serve up something that people across the country actually want. For those on the go, USA Today provides a concise and to-the-point approach to the news that its more prestigious competitors lack. (In last Friday's reports on the 9/11 panel, for example, USA Today got to the panel's most important recommendation, a new national intelligence director, in less than 80 words; it took the Times over 250.) So it's...
  • Rumsfeld Criticized by Influential Military Paper

    05/10/2004 10:55:06 AM PDT · by Hal1950 · 45 replies · 231+ views
    Reuters ^ | 10 May 2004 | Charles Aldinger
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The independent Army Times newspaper, read widely in the U.S. military, on Monday suggested Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and other top Pentagon civilian and military leaders should be removed over the Iraq prisoner abuse scandal. "This was not just a failure of leadership at the local command level. This was a failure that ran straight to the top. Accountability here is essential -- even if that means relieving top leaders from duty in a time of war," the private weekly newspaper said in an editorial. Army Times is one of four such publications owned by the Gannett...
  • List of Gannett publications that cannot be posted to Free Republic per their copyright complaint

    05/06/2004 10:36:00 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 367 replies · 6,983+ views
    email and registered mail | Gannett Publications
    <p>Received another letter from Gannett Publications, publisher of USAToday, and several other newspapers. Due to contractual arrangements they have with third-party content providers, they have denied our request to allow posting of excerpts. They will only allow the posting of titles and links.</p>
  • AN open letter to my colleagues in the news business. The silence is getting loud.

    04/24/2004 9:56:59 PM PDT · by Pikamax · 13 replies · 177+ views
    Miami Herald ^ | 04/23/04 | Leonard Pitts
    AN open letter to my colleagues in the news business. The silence is getting loud. It's been nearly four months since the scandal broke. Four months since Jack Kelley, star foreign correspondent for USA Today, was found to have lied his way through his professional life for the last 13 years. He lied about where he had been, what he had seen, whom he had talked to, what they had said. He lied so much I'm only half convinced "Jack Kelley' is his real name. Yet you, my colleagues, have not asked the most important question: What does this mean...
  • USA Founder Blasts Paper's Editors

    04/15/2004 6:55:33 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 3 replies · 192+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 04/15/04 | Carl Limbacher
    USA Today's recent ethical troubles with their former reporter Jack Kelley are the fault of the newspaper's and their determination to expand coverage beyond the United States and make it more "upscale." "When big-time blunders occur in any workplace, the boss or bosses usually are at fault, not clerks or secretaries or salespeople," USA Today's founder Neuharth wrote in his weekly USA Today column, a copy of which Editor & Publisher obtained today. Wrote Neuharth "Not reporters, the buck stops with the boss." The column appears just days after USA Today Publisher Craig Moon received a long-awaited, confidential report from...