USA TODAY Partners With The Politico.com For 2008 Election Coverage
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 19, 2007
McLean, Va. - USA TODAY announced that it has entered into a content-sharing partnership with The Politico and www.politico.com as part of its expanded 2008 election coverage.
Under the agreement, USA TODAY and USATODAY.com will feature selected stories from The Politico in print and online. Occasional USA TODAY stories also will appear in the pages of The Politico and on www.politico.com.
The announcement follows the launch of USA TODAY's revamped Political site (at politics.usatoday.com) and the launch of its Political blog, USA TODAY OnPolitics (onpolitics.usatoday.com) authored by veteran reporters Jill Lawrence and Mark Memmott.
"The Politico has assembled an impressive roster of political reporters and their coverage of the 2008 election will allow us to augment the already rich mix of political stories available to our readers," said Kinsey Wilson, executive editor of USA TODAY.
USA TODAY, the nation's top-selling newspaper, will be celebrating its 25th anniversary on September 15th, 2007. It is published via satellite at 36 locations in the USA and at four sites abroad. With a total average daily circulation of 2.3 million, USA TODAY is available worldwide. USA TODAY is published by Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI). The USA TODAY brand also includes: USATODAY.com, an award-winning news and information Web site that is updated 24 hours per day; USA TODAY Sports Weekly, a magazine for enthusiasts of professional football and baseball; and USA TODAY LIVE, the television arm of the USA TODAY brand that brings the spirit and quality of the newspaper to television.
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