media http://wrkf.org en The Advocate's Secret Weapon: A Speedy Press http://wrkf.org/post/advocates-secret-weapon-speedy-press <p>It's sort of a fluke.</p><p>The Baton Rouge paper had been nursing its 1950s era letterpresses for years when it finally had to bite the bullet and invest in a new production facility. The speedy offset press came online in 2006, just as the country headed into a recession and the newspaper industry was tanking.<br><br>So when John Georges closed the deal to buy <em>The Advocate</em> in May, it came with one of the newest printing presses in the country.</p><p></p><p></p><p> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 11:56:10 +0000 Amy Jeffries 11774 at http://wrkf.org The Advocate's Secret Weapon: A Speedy Press