USA Today http://tspr.org en 30 Years of USA Today http://tspr.org/post/30-years-usa-today <p>The panelists talk about the past and future of USA Today, which recently marked its 30<sup>th</sup> anniversary.</p><p>Panelist Lisa Kernek points out the paper was widely scorned by journalists – but it was also widely imitated. USA Today influenced the industry by making papers more appealing visually and more reader-friendly.</p><p>Panelist Mike Murray said it was designed to appeal to the generations raised on television – its color photos and short stories made it a sort of newspaper version of a TV newscast.</p> Tue, 02 Oct 2012 16:41:05 +0000 Rich Egger 22395 at http://tspr.org 30 Years of USA Today