Tag Archives: “USA Today”

When Did News Reporting Stop Being Fun?
Current issues

When Did News Reporting Stop Being Fun?

Considering that I spent 15 of my nearly 65 years writing and editing newspapers in small communities, how much I loved that work, and how interesting I found it, it’s remarkable how little I’ve written about it since I left.

Ground Zero At The “USA Today” Revolution
Personal memories

Ground Zero At The “USA Today” Revolution

When “USA Today” first appeared in 1982, the newspaper industry panicked. How can we compete with all that color, those graphic,to and the dumbed down stories that started and ended on the section front instead of jumping to an inside page?