USA Today Founder Al Neuharth

USA Today Founder Al Neuharth

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A file photo shows USA Today Founder Al Neuharth listening during the dedication of the Al Neuharth Media Center on the campus of the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, South Dakota on September 25, 2003. Gannett Co. bought dozens of U.S. newspapers, including the Detroit News, and moved into radio, television and billboards during Neuharth’s 13 years as chief executive officer. Neuharth died this weekend at the age of 89.