- "You know it's worth it because now twice as many stories disappear twice as fast." Bada-bing!
- "The system is so complicated that we now have to be nice to the interns because they're the only ones who understand it." Bada-bing!
- "Instead of clicking on a little icon to create a story, there's now a 13-step 'process.' Forget just one step and you're hosed." Bada-bing!
- "The system is called NewsGate -- and not to be cynical or anything -- but you would think people who bought it would know that nothing good ever ends in the suffix 'gate.'" Bada-bing!
In an efficiency move, GCI spent at least $15 million on NewsGate so newspapers could seamlessly share stories online and in print. It's crucial to operations of the five News Design Studios building pages for virtually all the 82 newspapers.
[Photo: Henny Youngman, the master of one-liners]