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inventory


The number of advertisement spaces for sale on a web site at a given time.
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active proceedings


These occur in a criminal court of law when a person has been arrested, a warrant for his or her arrest has been issued, there are bail conditions (including police bail), a summons has been issued or a person has been charged (with a criminal offence).
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centre of visual interest


The prominent item on a page usually a headline, picture or graphic.
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cub


A trainee reporter. Also known as a rookie or junior reporter.
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house ad


An unpaid advertisement put on a page to fill a gap left by an lack of paid advertising. Often a promotional ad for the publication. (courtesy of John E McIntyre)
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pork


Material held for later use, if needed.
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above the fold


A broadsheet paper folded in half for display. The top half of the page, above the fold, is held to be the most important real estate in the paper. A reporter’s ambition is to get an article on the front page; a reporter’s supreme ambition is to get that article above the fold. (courtesy of John E McIntyre)
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accountability


The requirement to explain decisions and actions.
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ace


an on-call reporter.
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abc


Audit Bureau of Circulations; a group that audits newspaper circulation figures.
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