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By JACINTA FELDMAN Regardless of olrculatlon or ”‘1“ afifrniis airlincrcinIoWofldMGonhranchnmon ,
. KPA News Bureau size, papers across Kentucky ”22““, :fifififitfig ”it .. Tiff, ’ '

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Seconds after Planes Plowed aggresswely covered the natlonal (52,, ' ' seeivgj‘o ”53.5.: "5*? 7 ,
into the World Trade Center’s ’Ihvin tragedy in the hours, days and 3%st _ ” ”1 355%”;5} 41;;1 “fleet/re“ ; ‘
Towers Sept. 11, newsrooms all weeks following Sept. 11’s events. 1.3;“?! gj: :“miflskége‘ *g. 3‘55th .
across Amen'ca scrambled to get the The Courier-Journal in Louisville, e‘ as; ‘ :15: i,.“"«‘5«e~“~e ao’ ‘ t, ‘

sewn.” 25:2; , its: '9 7' «...... “”m heft. .. ,“..*
story- Local neWS that had been the state’s largest newspaper, put 355,313 Wfl“§f ”1‘ w
slated for the DBXt day’s papers. was out an extra edition early that gfinv'firawtrgge Er: “1 *F '
brushed aede as the story qmckly Tuesday afternoon. Small weeklies “em i it”:
that Amenca was under attack. the dailies, cleared off their fronts 39 4 21:17; ’1'" ”at“; with? '1 . "‘l~
And Kentucky 5 newspapers __ at least in part _ to make room 3 .- . Wm. g ‘ '53.: m ‘mimwfi 2><2s};:rf:‘.}:"-.,2:F=;,-::5:
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Werg n0 exceptlon. . , . for, What Was gOIng on In New York 1 .' 23'55'53’. i {E 1“ 7i. .3 -.v . , Egfiisfiznimmxm': :‘§;£},:;J.i:{.f-tg,‘?k§£$ grefi‘fiszfifif‘q f .
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w to talk about a tragedy bemg an - ~ ~ - *Wes Wetet‘eewee '
. . ,, . Edltors sald the de01s10n to : ,1 E‘thfl’t to???“ ttpeifhiee’tfméuem“emigre-haze
adrenaline rush, but 1t was, said focus on the events was an eas one 5 _ at grate: sTR‘lKE UP THE BAND E fl !,,*“,~ft5;§,§i57«‘ fittfifi. 251’“?
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Bob Ashley, edltor of the to make y “wwv‘mygva‘V-gfiwwwg .- irrwonswm waif ,
Messenger-Inquirer in Owensboro. J h. M . t . ‘ ‘

“It was a day for newspaper- 0 n ura, 3530013 9 mana- Papers across the state, daily and weekly, devoted heavy coverage to 5

ing.” ’ ‘ See COVERAGE, page 6 the Sept. 11 attacks. - 1
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Veteran D.C. “it tightest en 1n P OtOS

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nat1ve, V1 SltS . .. a What better way to show a . 1
c , e ‘ ; ' ’ front cover of the KPA Yearbook .

. .3 ;;_; » Each year, we select one four-

Veteran surrealist Helen ' ee- that ”I" Ph°t°graph mm a Ph°t°g’a' « '-
Thomas, a Winchester native, fine“, ‘ “linger pher at a member newspaper and _ .
shared her 1ns1de VleW of covering :3:s,:r;.;:;_::~ - , 5:?» £5 2.3;; egg”; publish that on the front cover of .1

. :‘:.:{=.~..: e5": 32 . . :5: .r {-33}? L’erss'e We; $521.5” memryfi‘i'; ' ' ' . :
Southern Governors’ Association “infinite iefifig credit given 1ns1de the directory. ‘1
annual meeting Sept 10 in ,. i H H “Qafi‘ei’gfl'bfi fidfifig‘fl See DIRECTORY, Page 4 i
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Thomas, now a Washington- 7 H , _ u” , “it, ‘ . - _w_r,,,,,wmm , r ‘
based columnist for Hearst ' - _.....,...... ~ - ' ‘ @fifiigj ; ;
Newspapers and a longtime White Thomas VlSltS Kentch 3%! i 1
House correspondent for United ”'5'?" Th9mast “"94"” “mm {twee °°"esp°"de"' and Kentucky l 1 -: .1
Press International, reflected on natwe,wsrted the area recently. Shesplctured aboveiwlth the new officers “”3; 1 ,

- - of the Bluegrass Chapter of the Society for Professmnal Journalists and vet .

how history has shaped the pres:- - - l , ,

done and its relationshi with the SPJ national presndent AI Cross. Included m the photo are (left to right) kw,” , .

An y . 1 Sh f . d Cross; Dr. Elizabeth Hansen, president of the SPJ chapter; Patti Cross, irate"ts€%'ial ; -

“mean 930p 9' e a, so Slgnfe owner of PCCommunications in Frankfort and treasurer of the chapter; fiiffiflfl: i }

her recent book Dateline Wh‘te Laura Cullen, editorotthe Kentucky Gazette in Frankfort and chapter sec- gartefimgét ‘ } .

, retary; and Ken Kurtz, retired news director of WKYT-TV and chapter vice :Ergehéawt‘fie; j; I: i" '51 - . :

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_ ’ ' ' ‘ August. Before coming to the While in college, Graham was a
NCWS .Eilterprlse hll'CS RlChmOIlSl 136ngth Advocate, Marshall worked at The sports reporter and sports editor at
advertlsmg [Ilanagel~ names Wllllams Daily Independent in Ashland. He the school’s newspaper, BG News.
, . has also worked at The Benton Graham comes to Somerset
Steye. Wheatley was named to ad manager S pOSt County (Ark.) Daily Record, The from The Baytown (Texas) Sun,
advertising manager of. the The Richmond Register hired Glenpool (Okla.) Post and The where he covered seven high
Ehzabethtown News—Enterprise 1n Cl - W‘ll' 't d Southwest Times Record in Fort. schools, Division I junior college
August. . t' ansela 1t 1ams as 1 S new a ver- Smith, Ark. and the Houston Astros.
Wheatley has been w1th the lsugrlll'reriigrtomes to th R . t Marshall is a native of Mt.
newspaper’s parent company, 1 .1a c e egis er Sterlin and an Eastern Kentuck __ '
Landmark Community Newspapers, frgm Clinton, T:nn., Where she WES University graduate. y NCWS DCmOCTat herS
Inc, for seven years as sales devel- a veTtlsmg lrector for T e , Smith as staff writer
opment manager at the corporate Courier News. Wllhams has also .
office worked for the Times Tribune and Hannan reterS after 30 Julie Smith was hired in ,
' - the Tri-County Shopping Guide in - - Au t taff writer at the ~
At th El bethtown a er, he . gus as a s ,
will be r§spohzseible for a 3p2-I:)erson Corbin. Y€afS at Berea Cltlzen News-Democrat 1n Carrollton.
de After nearly 30 years of writing Smith has a business degree from
partment that sells and produces . . . . C b 11 .11 U . . t
advertising for the daily paper, MarShan JOIHS news for The Berea Cltlgen’ Joyce amp e S“ e n1vers1 y.
I . - Harman 1s leavmg her Job. Hannan Smith recently completed the
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d th . t d cts Sta at t, tel‘ 111g sa1d she is movmg to Jorlet, 111. to KPA Journalism oot amp.
an 0 er prm pro u ' be closer to her son
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BardstownArmandoArrasha sald PUthher SCOtt Perry, but we Leader in Princeton.
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 . The Kentuck Press, October 2001 - Pa e 3 '
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A American 'l'raged "
Events at World Trade Center, Pentagon g1ve weekly papers reason to cover national
. . . . , .
news, Armando Arrastia, KPA Assomates chairman, wasn tat the W' l 'C, but his heart was
.. to the national news. Finch also localized the tion. - l
on Second ’ story with photos of long lines at Todd County “Since that story was on the hearts and i
h h ‘ ’ gas stations, a knee-jerk reaction to rumors that minds of everyone, we felt that our focus had to
T oug t {352155.153}: gas prices were about to skyrocket. be on it, too. The challenge was to localize it as c g
_________ ; ff: The decision to coverthe story meant a local much as possible” l
B David T mom son , g: festival story didn’t make the Standard. Finch As did others, Hutcheson thanked Ed Staats, }
mum Exmfiw Inge“, J said it should have been in the paper, _“but we Kentucky AP bureau chief, and the Associated
east dropped th; ball as wle became too mterest— Press for lifting the 24-hour embargo, “allowing . .-
7 ' M ' ' i ' e inprinting t enationa news.” us access to late-breaking information.”
One would on] ima he that the American ‘ But that complaint was tempered by at least . L ,
tragedy on Sept lllwoulgd mean special reports four calls from people saying a relative or for- Harrodsburg Herald . 7
. . ' - - - Rosalind Turner, news editor of the
and sections m the Sept 12 newspapers Extra mer Todd County reSidents lived in the area of
' '. - _ Harrodsburg Herald, perhaps summed up the
pages most of them full news pages Without the World Trade complex and would make inter
’. . tin stories. way many weekly newspapers felt.
advertismg, would be the rule rather than the es g 4‘ . .
. c , ~ National coverage is not our usual beat, but .
exception. ‘We re working on that angle for next week _ , ,
. That’s a statement accurate for just about (the week of Sept. 18),” said Finch, “and then a tragedycf this magnitude touched the lives of ' :
every daily newspaper in the state and country. we’ll probably go baCk to normal.” everygne m the natiton and could not b: .115? ored .
. . . . even y a commum y newspaper, sa1 rner. . _
News if national impprtfinfie, 8):? intternationag GeorgetownNews-Craphic “It was not a tough decision to make.” = .
imp or ance, ls pu is e W1 on a secon Mlke Scogm, KeVin Hall and the Georgetown She noted that for historical purposes, Sept. ' '
. thought. . News-Graphic staff kept Its traditional newspa- 11 2001 was a date “The Harrodsburg Herald ‘
Weekly newspapers, meanwhile, are expect- per front, full of only Scott County news, but codld not ignore.” ,1 f '
fed to concerlitracte; morei 01;) the lpcal ritews,lleav(i published a four-page wrap devoted to the Like many other newspapers, normal local '
in? regiona i i at]: a3 .19 “$6.8 3121113 iona anr even‘ts. . _ news in the Harrodsburg Herald was moved to ‘ j
m ema iona 0 (,3 .31 ws. (.2? y newsp ape We W111 continue. to COYer the event for at the back page to make room for the national , .
readers really aren t interested 1h whats gomg least one or two additional issues With a page,” coverage.
on halfway across the state, maybe h0t even a said Scogin, “and we set up a special section on The Herald’s coverage'included photos from
county away. They 100k to the local weekly to our web Slte'” . the AP, a story on what had happened and then
givie themd local rigwsband 1:911” wvant more 8003]“ said response has been encouraging. ' the local perspective that included comments .
WI Sspzea nevras, e31; uy Elli algm: :pap rd. d _ from Harrodsburg policemen, two former mili-
“5 “1"” ”es ° ange °n eh. ' ’ so 1 “Since that story was on the hearts tary services persons, the KPA story on the gov-
the news m some Kentucky weekhes. Several ' f l h ernor’s press conference and stories on local
used national resources to put together coverage and minds 0 everyone, we fe t t at . ‘ . - , ;
, . . agenCies that would become involved. - ,
of the World Trade Center and Pentagon our focus had to be on It, too. The V . th t . . 'd Th .
T tragedies. Photos and stories adorned the pages 1] ll 11 l l. -t h H lzrltgu: o it s drillers were mSI e f e 5
on the news, in some cases for the first time in C a enge was 0 oca lze l as muc era a. wee ’ an 6 opinion page ea-
, . - n tured an editorial, two columns and a cartoon by
the newspaper s history. as poss1ble _ the staff artist
The Associated Press and Kentucky bureau . ———— '
- chief Ed Staats played a role in helping some Chip Hutcheson » Hancock Clarion
newspapers expand their coverage of the news Publisher, Princeton Times-Leader Hancock Clarion publisher Donn Wimmer ,
from New York and DC. ———————“—-—- used a couple of national color photos then local- ‘
“This is a national tragedy that transcends “It’s been positive with the readers saying they ized coverage with pictures from the courthouse
normal operations. If AP can help its smaller appreciated our ‘break’ from the normal. In fact, where a prayer gathering was held. The
newspaper members tell the story to the I think our readers expected this from us.” Clarion localized the story as well. ; ‘
American public, we should do it,” said Wick Concerning the special section on the web * ,,, * * * ' '
Temple, AP s Vice president and director of Site, Scogin said our daily page Views this week KPA Associates chairman Armando . ;
newspaper membership, in a note to AP bureau are tw1ce the normal amount. We even had an e- Arr . . .
. . . astia, like so many Americans, felt deflated
chiefs. . mail from an Australian who relayed that
. . , . . . ,, when news of the World Trade Center tragedy
As a courtesy, Staats also saw to it that nation 5 support for America Via our web Site. . 1
, . . , first made the airwaves. When the second plane
other newspapers needs were met as they tried The News-Graphic s first problem was art, h’ “ .,
. . . it the towers, I felt more deflated and absolute
to serve their readers With a complete account of but after contacting the AP Newsfinder and disbelief— it felt like I was watchin a movie I 3
these tragic developments. In addition, AP’s WLEX-TV in Lexington, “both responded quick- wanted to faint but couldn’t ,, g ’ j .
Newsfinder service for weekly and semiweekly ly and we got some photos.” Ar ti had r a n t 'b mo oti nal
newspapers relaxed its rules and made spot sto— The decision to break from the norm was an th rast af th e tsof 0 He r: tern (I); . .
ries and photos available. There are nearly as easy one. “Once it was certain this was a terror— thanWmolsd ,(I), de 138 to I?“ t}: use rt xvii): ”in ‘
many NeWsfinder members for AP in Kentucky ist attack, there was no question we were going f?! 0%, kra (81 Nen 3r or I: 1;) d frll 311.3, .
as daily newspapers, Staats noted. to cover it,” Scogin added. Eh $1,001: at? ewhtersey. e a d lfnd S lln '
Staats said that in recent years, in {in effort Princeton Times Leader leaegues an dogidrrilgseslgll vzgflhsnggthg're. a co ' . j

. to make tile AP state; report mfire corinplete, we The news 0f the tragedy made Chip “I looked at the images and used what I }

. Sgggrvsvfcrggsmlgzit:giilytowggtaggnstglfiigim Hutcheson, publisher of the Princeton Times know-about the building, to figure that the .

' th'k ' dht thbk ' ”' z‘

. we otherwise would not have in our state report. Efeggftlion Klwgu‘fijlfesgfiriizn aper0v301rld d: ac Plafil.eshhad EOthtllfllt Ebove tlllle 783:1.fl001i’1 WhICh .,

“We saw this as an o portunity to recipro- - “ p p '- IS 1g. er t an e 001' W ere 13 co eagues ‘

l ,, p , But as the day unfolded, we soon realized and frlends probably were. .
cate, he tOld me. more than that was needed.” Arrastia left the coverage for a legislative -
Todd County Standard The Times Leader .had tWO PhOtOS from a committee meeting, believing his friends were, 1

Mike Finch, publisher of the Todd County community prayer SGTVlce and tWO more Oh the in all likelihood, OK. That meeting adjourned ,
Standard, said in his 23 years at the newspaper, 10631 gas—buying frenzy. early because of the tragedy. He went to a near-
“I’ve never attempted to cover a national story. With Fort Campbell nearby, Hutcheson by office to use the phone. “The camera was ' :
Heck, except for the legislative roundup stories made the local tle‘ih Wlth the situation there. showing a picture of the portion of a city shroud- ' ,
(supplied by KPA), I don’t cover state news. So I The lead story used a Princeton perspective Wlth ed in smoke and flames.” Having heard about a
was feeling if we couldn’t get something worthy the 10031 Red CTOSS chairman. plane going down in Pittsburgh, he asked “Is ‘
of print, we might be best not trying anything,” Hutcheson noted the Times Leader’s 5:30 that Pittsburgh?” :

The Standard ended up Wlth the top-half of am press tune on wedneSday gave the Staff 50f" The response came_ “No, that’s the World . .
the front page and double spread inside devoted fiCient time to collect a large amount of informa- See TRAGEDY, page 5 - , ,

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Remember that great design you bought a ngs‘l 28:;de ““1 the des‘gn2 “they 11 eYentuauy
either in consultant fees or staff sweat — both, gent” rules' ,
i if you did it right. § Often, they re the ones Who have never
may be swirling down a hole. , t0. break the rules (0.“ am the“ staffers to
Even the best design can go south nits not With?“ even 1‘“ng “Y?“ tho rules
z nurtured. And, yes, there have been some r-oiigilgiiéét That s not leadership —— it s (180611;. If no one
redesigns I’ve worked on that I now find disap- 5 “ t “W “M to 2- tinny” else, they’ 1‘6 lying to themselves.
. pointing. Somewhere after the launch, all the A good design must stand 0N0 style guide (or one that’s not clear)
: attentlon and effort d1ed —— and so dld those the test oftime. Will yours? A written style guide is the document that
, (195193152 _ . , . embodies the principles, techniques and
} Occasmnally, Its dlfficult to tell what may outsider. The mandate comes from corporate approach of your design. It clearly spells out
i ‘ have hlappened.ll?1ut semi redeSIgns may suffer honchos. If the publisher doesn’t buy in, that what is acceptable and what is not. Without a
3 , r0fl§feofiziaat2§ :Xless’ign The newsroom design is going to be troubled from its inception. proper style guide, you don’t really have a
; rejects the project because editorial managers 0Poor leadership g::g’;;:g:cfie:ave dlsmmllar and conflicting '
1 and staff believe the present redesign works A good design requires the attention and ' .
_ fine or because they don’t want the help of an protection of leadership throughout your news- See lNVESTMENT. page 5
Director is selected will then be notified . . '
and asked to send KPA a four- 2
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Continued from page 1 by December 3’ 2,001“ t
An h t h d _ t' l'f Please indicate on a cover 6 0 0 t
g y P 0 ograp epic mg 1 e memo that the hoto is bein sent 1 b 11 t h k
l in Kentucky or a recent event in for consideratxion for the gfmnt o 1 on ta 6 1 e :
Kentucky is considered. The Ph°t° cover of the KPA Yearbook and . .
does not have to have been pub- Directory, and include the newspa- The United States Postal mented smce January 2001. t
. lished in a newspaper to be used per and the photographer’s name. Semce Board Of GOV-emOI'S filed a The out-of-county mail will be 5
on the directorys cover. Please mail your 2002 rate case Sept..24 With the Postal hit with a 10 to 15 percent I
~ The deadline for submitting a Yearbook and Directory front Rate Commilssmn, seekmg a $621 increase. Magazine publishers with V
four-color photograph for the front cover photographs 120‘ KP A 101 b11110“ hlke 1n postage rates across a nationwide distribution are most t
. cover is NOV- 15- Consumer Lane, Frankfort: Ky. the tfilfggiate d rate hikes for local concerned over this increase citing r
‘ The photographer whose photo 40601. newspapers were expected to be the last two rate hikes just this F
‘. , . between 10 and 15 percent. past year. . . i]
Re 01'th , ass1gned by UPI to the White Instead, the rate increase request— In fact, .the Postal Serv1ce,.1f p
House in 1960 to cover PIGSldent ed - avera f17 e t successful In the rate case, w111 '
Jh FK d ‘d h . isan geo prcen. c,
i o n d t h inthe y, sail:1 hs e dlS cgné An early review by the have raised $9 billion over the past y
7" . :firréeB l? e ,vai t' as t eff; e National Newspaper Association of two years. Direct marketers are n
2: Contlnued from page 1 brilngirllgs Clarita) ;:%31€3:;:a' cloesel): the specific rate proposal shows also concerned since they face rate
Earlier in the day at a break- together and has a hands-off policy Ehat cgrtiuzi gates may actually go mcreases 6.to 8 percent in a time Of
fast of the Society of Professional in the Middle East, she said. OWE fl (th pgS?S; 1 an 8001101111? downturn and a very : ‘
Journalists Bluegrass Chapter, Thomas, the first female officer th n. er f e F' 1; CS] proptosa ’ I300r advertlsmg chmate.
, Thomas called the current Bush of the National Press Club, also .131 price otha 1rs -t 315,5 s 331p Since the approval process 2 '
administration “the most conserva» said Bush is to blame for the ailing X: ”£31133 4 2:35:15}, Togntse takes 10-12 months, the new rates
2 Mesh}: digsgce‘deligliiat she called econghxeysaid the president consid Postmaster General John E' Potter 2:11:11idggdrfiffgtalrftggrlhlzlhzsis: . E
n ,, . . “ ' told a Senate panel on Sept. 20 , _
= rm m
dent should have more news con- that threatens Social Securit average household $1 per month. Of the lengthy approval process set i
f renc s (R int (1 f th L 3.” t This proposed increase is m forth in current law, the USPS :
; e T: -ma , ho as first H ragged; ) mm 9 “mg 0” addition to the $3 billion in hikes Board indicated that it felt com- 5
1, ° 5’ w w e er that the Postal Service has imple- pelled to seek the increase now.
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- 0A change in hardware M 1 . Ad 1 1 ' d ‘
, Investment A new system 0s... u ti— re eases 011g awaite ,
' headaches for your systems staff .
that can result in migraines for C 6 0 f M ‘Nl d ‘x]
' your designers. When we switch reator ' 0r aCS, 1n 0 S
Continued fr°m page 4 SyStemS’ we’re Often present“ . .
0A t l 'd th t b With the temptation to “It a cor' . .
grown 1:03;; g1“ e a as see here, sees a rule there, Technology m
Over the years, some desi n Change a foul here“ squeeze a - Mae l
elements will be tweaked aid head there. Gwe In F0 that PemP- - TIPS as i
updated to reflect new ideas and tame and your. deegn .beems to —_ «a a
new capabilities. Your style guide ewe-d The “New“ 15 I?“ W By Kevin sump 1 z
' should be updated to reflect those rework the deSIgn to make It fit a , ”§~%”J:’r "
changes format or a system code — but to . . ‘3’” “
' fit the format or code to the ,1 remember the first “We 1 //// ,.
'A Change in Staffing design. And if that can’t happen reVIeWed a prOduCt 170m Multl'ad ‘
As new desk people enter your then you’ve got the wrong system. SerVices. They had Just released Lil]. e .1 ,
newsroom, they understand little . Creator2, version 1‘0‘ I installed 7 aiwieeva'BalO!" I
of the thinking and work that 'A Change “1 S0ftware the Program, med out a few of Its " ’ ' " '
. went into the initial redesign. New software often presents features and was pretty impressed.
They don’t possess the same sense new capabilities. In the 19305, It The impression switched to anger .
of dedication to your design that b?came P05511319 for US to run stO- when I tried to print from other Creator 6.0, the latest ad layout ‘ ,
long—time staffers may have. They ries over faded, multi—colored programs after the Creator2 instal- program from Multi-Ad, was I
often will see your design (no mat— screens: But that’s not a'capablh- lation. recently released on both Mac .
ter how contemporary) as dated. ty “‘ It’s really a hablhtf Pagemaker, QuarkXpress and and PC platforms. :
‘ And some will want to make Inexperienced designers don’t other programs would inform me -
’ changes, even if that means vio- understand that Just because they that my fonts had changed and the With the T919358 0f Creator2, 1
lating some of the tenets in the can do something Wlth a deSIgn,_1t document might not print as version 1.5 (and later 1.6), Multi-ad .
. design style guide. doesn’t mean they should do it. expected. I quickly called my new had a program Which was several ‘
It’s important that these folks They see the pOSSibilities and contact at Multi—ad to discuss the steps ahead of other programs used '-
be given training and background want to make them realities Whlle problem. Apparently, the program- for ad layout, without interrupting ‘
on why and how your newspaper’s giving little thought to whether ming for Creator2 had been based the user’s ability to print from 1
design works for your readers. their chOices are tasteful or not. on Apple’s GX technology and other programs. Still, the GX tech- .
Often the result can be bizarre. A didn’t behave very well with other nology caused problems from time .
. 0A change in leadership. key to good use of software is desktop publishing software. Aiter to time.
Often a new publisher, editor knowing which capabilities not to she explained all the reasons GX Last year Ron served as a
or managing editor Will want to use. was a superior technology, I speaker at the Institute of
change the design. This is not so None of these problems is explained to her that Creator2 Newspaper Technology and pre—
much a change for the sake of insurmountable. Some will would never make it unless some viewed the latest software being
improvement as it is a change for require strong leadership to fix. significant changes were made. developed by Multi-ad, Creator 6. j
the sake of change. That new per- Some will require training. Some Sure enough, it wasn’t long Basically, Creator 6 would be inde— ‘
\ son wants to make a mark on the will require hand holding and before Ron Davis was hired to over- pendent 0f the GX technology
" newspaper and there is no easier some will require a firmer touch. haul Creator2. The short-term solu- WhiCh had caused §0 many pI‘Ob-
way (that’s right: no easier way) It’s your choice: You can tion was to install an extension lems. AS ROD explalnedi Creator 6
to quickly make a mark on a watch over your design or you called GXMask, which basically hid W0111d include the Stablllty and
newspaper than to mess With the can watch it slide down the drain. the problems associated with the Speed Of long-time newspaper
paper’s design. (Edward F. Henninger is an GX technology from other pro- favorite Creator (WhICh was In 1'05 ‘
Your design is like the cloth- independent newspaper consultant grams. See MULTl-AD, page 7 '
‘ ‘ ing you wear every day and a new and the director of OMNIA
person will do his