Newspaper reorganizes news sections.Byline: The Register-Guard
It's the time of year for resolutions, and The Register-Guard has one, too: to improve the organization and presentation of its news sections.
Beginning next Sunday, Jan. 15, you'll find that several sections have moved to new locations. Highlights of the reshuffling re·shuf·fle
tr.v. re·shuf·fled, re·shuf·fling, re·shuf·fles
1. To shuffle again: reshuffle cards.
Arts news moving from Sunday to Thursday, and from inside the Oregon Life section to a more upscale position that offers a section cover with full color.
Outdoors news moving from the back of the Sports section Noun 1. sports section - the section of a newspaper that reports on sports
sports page - any page in the sports section of a newspaper
newspaper, paper - a daily or weekly publication on folded sheets; contains news and articles and advertisements; "he read on Thursday to the front of a new section on Tuesday.
PrepWeek, featuring prep sports news, moving from the back of the Sports section on Tuesday to the back of the Sports section on Wednesday.
Business news moving out from its hiding places and into section-front positions on Wednesday and Friday.
"We feel these changes will create a better-organized newspaper by offering more consistent display and presentation for some high-readership pages, including Arts, Outdoors and Business," Managing Editor Dave Baker Dave Baker (born July 30, 1937 in Coffeyville, Kansas) was a defensive back in the NFL. In his three year career, he played for the San Francisco 49ers. David Baker grew up in Bartlesville, OK where he was a three sport All-Stater in football, basketball and baseball. said.
Arts news had its own section in the Sunday paper Sunday paper n → (periódico) dominical m
Sunday paper n → journal m du dimanche
until it was folded into the Oregon Life section in 2001. "Many Arts readers have never forgiven us for that," Baker said. "I'm glad we can give them back their own section."
Editors and many arts enthusiasts believe Thursday is a better day of the week to publish arts news, Baker added, because it's closer to weekend activities and performances.
Outdoors news has been a part of the Thursday Sports section for the past seven years. Readership read·er·ship
1. The readers of a publication considered as a group.
2. Chiefly British The office of a reader at a university. surveys consistently have shown significant and growing interest in outdoors news and activities, Baker said. "That's why we felt it was important to give Outdoors its own section. It deserves a higher profile."
The positioning of the Business pages has been a frustration for many years, Baker said. "Readers have complained for a long time about not being able to locate the Business section. We should now be able to give Business a section-front placement on most weekdays."
One drawback DRAWBACK, com. law. An allowance made by the government to merchants on the reexportation of certain imported goods liable to duties, which, in some cases, consists of the whole; in others, of a part of the duties which had been paid upon the importation. of the new plan is the loss of separate-section status for the Daybreak section. Daybreak, for the most part, will remain intact. But on many days it will be combined with other sections. Created in 1999 to incorporate comics, Dear Abby Dear Abby
column of moral or psychological advice; syndicated since 1956. [Pop. Culture: Payton, 185]
See : Guidance , crossword puzzles crossword puzzle, word game in which words corresponding to numbered clues are put into a grid of horizontal and vertical squares to form intersecting words. The puzzle is solved when a player supplies all of the words correctly. and other lighter feature material into one section, Daybreak has presented press-run problems for the newspaper since its inception, Baker said.
"Readers certainly like it, but keeping all that material in a separate section created too many difficulties from a production standpoint. We'll do our best to make it easy for readers to find these features every day."
The reorganization of news sections represents a milestone for the newspaper. "For the first time, The Register-Guard will have a feature-oriented section every day of the week," Baker said.
The new lineup A criminal investigation technique in which the police arrange a number of individuals in a row before a witness to a crime and ask the witness to identify which, if any, of the individuals committed the crime. has Oregon Life on Sunday, 20Below on Monday, Outdoors on Tuesday, Entree on Wednesday, Arts on Thursday, Ticket on Friday and TV Week on Saturday.
"Our intent is to continue to build on this basic framework," Baker said, "offering more features material in these sections in the years ahead."