Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on April 16, 1973 · Page 121
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Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado · Page 121

Greeley, Colorado
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Monday, April 16, 1973
Page 121
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Page fe'i '(Colo'.) After copy leaves the advertising and news departments it goes to the composing room to be put into type, corrected and pasted on page sheets for photographing. Advertising passes over the Composing room has most change desk of the composing room be filled with CODV. » T n c-- ti,« cnrriotmno ,-o it,.. ,.._ T£ , desk of the composing room foreman or assistant foreman for mark-up. In marking up an ad the foreman tells the printer what size to make the type and what type face to use. He also figures the amount of space to be filled with copy. The typesetter then puts the proper setting on his machine to produce the proper type of the proper size. After the type is set it is developed and dried. From the dryer the printed materials go to a make-up bench where an ad compositer makes up the ad. The ad is then proofed on a copy machine and the proof is taken to the advertiser for a final check before it is printed. News copy flows from the newsroom to the composing room where an operator puts it into tape. The tape is fed into a computer which sets it into a long strip of type. The strip is developed and dried and sent to (he proof-reading desk. Proof-readers check the type for spelling errors and make corrections to be set by an operator. The type with corrections is then run through the computer. Corrections are made in the type by cutting out the corrected line and pasting it over the error. After corrections are made the type goes to a make-up desk where it is trimmed to fit a column width, waxed and placed on the page as indicated on a newsroom layout dummy. Continued on page 11 SETS NEWS ARTICLE - Kathleen Nelson puts a news story into tape to be used in the computer. Tape-punching machine has a keyboard similar to a typewriter but has extra keys for encoding instructions for the computer. (Photo by Paul Moloney) OPERATES ADVERTISING MACHINE -- Don (Jack) Roos operates the 9000 computer with direct input keyboard. On the machine various combinations of type sizes and faces can be set by first punching in the proper codes. Two scopes at left on machine give the length of lines being set. Another scope, on top of machine at right, has a window which shows typed material as it is typed. (Photo by Paul Moloney) OLD PROCESS - Wayne Franklin, center, and Bob Lintner operate was in charge of keeping the Linotypes running Five Linolvnes WPPP , Linotypes in the old composing room. At rear is- DanneyMorris, machinist, who · used to produce 'news 'page' t'vne' '· "lyiypj-bwere} . p v B yv ^' (Photo by Jessica Frazier)

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