USA Today is shutting down its weekend magazine at the end of this month, the newspaper’s president and publisher Larry Kramer said in a memo to staffers today.
Honestly, if this keeps up, they’re just going to have to rename the Emmy Award for Lead Actor in a Comedy the Jim Parsons Award. Last week, the 41-year-old won the prize for a fourth time for his role as Sheldon Cooper, main character on CBS’ The Big Bang Theory. It was a busy August for Parsons.
Ad Meter: It’s not just for Super Bowl ads anymore. USA Today is expanding its Super Bowl ad-rating platform to other categories of sports media.
USA Today had its first high-level exit since Larry Kramer took over as its new president and publisher in mid-May. Lee Jones, who had been svp of advertising for the past two years, resigned last week, a rep for the Gannett Co. flagship confirmed. Jones hasn’t been replaced.