The fact checkers, Robert Farley, Lori Robertson, and D’Angelo Gore of FactCheck.org, took issue with the credibility of several claims that the president made, including his remarks about the costs Continue reading "USA Today Fact-Checks the Donald Trump Op-Ed They Published"
When the USA TODAY Editorial Page published an op-ed by President Trump yesterday, we heard from readers who wanted it to be fact-checked. We’ve now posted that, courtesy of our friends at @factcheckdotorg. Thanks. https://t.co/4Lb978qx7U— Susan Page (@SusanPage) October 11, 2018
@usatodayopinion provides a forum for a diversity of views on issues of national relevance. We see ourselves as America’s conversation center, presenting our readers with voices from the right, left and middle. President Trump’s op-ed was treated like other column submissions; we check factual assertions while allowing authors wide leeway to express their opinions. Readers are invited to submit opposing viewpoints and provide additional context, some of which will be published in the days ahead.
1/3: @usatodayopinion provides a forum for a diversity of views on issues Continue reading "USA Today Responds to Criticism of Trump Op-Ed: ‘We Check Factual Assertions’ and Allow ‘Wide Leeway’ for Opinions"
I awoke with a popular senior basketball player on top of me, and my shirt off. Dizzy and confused, I could barely remember anything about the night before. I asked what had happened and the boy told me we had just snuggled, but he couldn’t explain why my shirt was off. A few days later, a male classmate I was close to exited the boys locker room visibly shaken. He told me this boy had bragged in the locker room that he had molested me when I was passed out. (“Molested” Continue reading "CNN’s Kirsten Powers Recounts Her Sexual Assault in New Column"
When it comes to collaboration, newsrooms often have mental barriers to overcome. Concerns such as who will be in charge, lack of focus and general disinterest or distrust of working with others are some of the most common issues that come into play.
But one of the largest journalism collaborations of 2017 — based on a proposed physical barrier — proved that working together can produce stronger results. That collaboration yielded The Wall, a project that involved the Arizona Republic, USA Today and journalists in the USA Today Network from around the country. Together, they spent six months reporting on core questions about Donald Trump’s push for a wall along the 2,000 miles of the United States border with Mexico. The project was a massive feat of organization, communication and journalistic cooperation that taught participants crucial lessons in coalition-building, including