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“The pet name database is a staple of computer-assisted reporting.”

Derek Willis, Web developer, IRE member

Examples of online pet names databases abound.

Here are a few, listed Woody Allen-style. Feel free to add others in comments.

Editors from the Orlando Sentinel answer some of the common questions in a Flash presentation.

Orlando Sentinel front pages before and after

The redesign goes live June 22, but as several others have mentioned, beauty alone isn’t enough to retain readers. The real questions: Will the stories speak to the community and address their interests, answer their questions, and provide for their needs?

One editor in the presentation mentions “more incisive writing.” Another talks about tighter stories and mentions referrals to and from the website. If you read the Orlando Sentinel in print, let us know what you think of the changes after the paper hits the stands Sunday.