Two Fox News Contributors Picked By USA Today

By SteveK 

From this morning’s mediabistro.com Daily Newsfeed:

Editor & Publisher’s Joe Strupp reports USA Today has picked a new team of columnists to write daily commentaries at the 2008 presidential conventions.

After a controversial pick in 2004 of Ann Coulter and Michael Moore, this cycle’s choice is Bob Beckel and Cal Thomas, who already write a joint column every other week.

The pair are familiar with the TV side as well — they both appear regularly on Fox News as commentators.

The 2004 choice led to some contentious moments, as Coulter dropped out after, “USA Today declined to run [her] first column,” reports Strupp. Moore was, “initially barred from entering the arena and later booed after delegates and other Republican attendees spotted him in the crowd.”

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