A New Day
new design. As far as I can tell, it's to make it look more like a regular paper.
Say it ain't so. USA Today was created to be McPaper, TV in print. Turning it into just any other paper is pointless. We've already got other papers. Even if you want a national paper we've got The New York Times and the Wall Street Journal.
I don't know much about the business part of the journalism business these days, but if USA Today can't make it is a bright, fun, shallow, easy-to-read daily (Monday through Friday), what's the point?