Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 9, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta
10 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Tuesday, April 9, 1974 News department The newsroom is the nerve centre of any newspaper. Every news item in the paper, regardless of size or origin, flows through and is processed by the editorial staff. Teletypes (centre left) provide a virtual non-stop. 24-hour flow of provincial, national and international news provided by The Canadian Press. FP News Services, and The New York Times News Service. These are augmented by twice-weekly mailed packages from The London Observer. The Christian Science Monitor and The Newspaper Enterprise Association. Pictures of international news events are transmitted instantly on a Pholofax receiver. More than a dozen reporters and photographers scour Lethbridge and district for news (top left) both in word and in picture of local interest, whether it be a one-paragraph story or a full-page in-depth report. A legislature bureau interprets and reports government activities. Strategically located local correspondents feed The Herald news from the district. A Crowsnesl Pass Bureau reports activities from that area. The general news desk (top right> is responsible for editing, deciding how a story or picture is to be 'played" on a given page and headlines The wire desk (centre right) monitors the news services for the latest national or international news and the city desk is responsible for generating and editing locally-produced copy. Other main areas include sports, photography, the family, editorial page, the district desk, proofreading departmeni ibottorn left' and the library.