Appearance: NEW FACTORY SEALED, a bit worn
Functionality: NEW FACTORY SEALED
Similar to pictured, The Newsroom for the Commodore 64 / 128 computers.
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Details from http://www.nytimes.com/1986/09/02/science/peripherals-publishing-newsletters-by-computer.html:
The Newsroom, an entry-level desktop publishing program that allows schools, clubs and other groups to print high-quality newsletters, flyers, bulletins, announcements and even small newspapers.
Newsroom ($59.95 for Apple II with 64K and I.B.M.'s with 256K and a color graphics card, $49.95 for Commodore 64/ 128, from Springboard Software Inc., 7808 Creekbridge Circle, Minneapolis, Minn. 55435, telephone 612-944-3915) remains an excellent introduction to small-scale journalism and desktop publishing.
The Newsroom lets young journalists produce letter- or legal-size sheets with mastheads, headlines, art work and two columns of type. Editors can write and edit stories, illustrate them with 600 pieces of ''clip art'' (cartoonlike drawings included on a second floppy disk), and place it all together on a page that will automatically reformat itself to accommodate the art. The results are almost professional, at least compared to the mimeograph machines used in ancient times, and the page can then be run off on a photocopying machine.
The Newsroom's clip art archives can be expanded by an additional 600 cartoons with Clip Art Collection Volume 1 ($29.95). Volume II ($39.95) contains 800 pieces of ''business'' drawings, which would be of greater interest to company newsletters.