Bringing Newspapers into the future with Open Source



See how open source software is impacting the way newspapers are doing business.


Newspapers can’t sit by and watch the world change around them. Just like any business, we need to stay up to date and able to produce quality products that our customers want. That can get expensive if you rely on proprietary software. Come see how open source software enables our papers thrive.

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    Mark Turner



    Mark Turner is the IT Director for Western Communications (WesCom), a newspaper publishing company located in Bend, Oregon. In Mark’s spare time he runs nVariable Inc, a software consultancy.

    Before joining WesCom he had done everything from PHP to Java, Apache to IIS, System Administration to Help Desk.

    He is an advocate for open source in all his projects and community involvement.