Atex anecdata?

WE HAVE heard that some version of the content management systems Atex - used by among others the Guardian and Observer and the Indy - now refuses to allow editors to send copy to press without author data. The same has long happened in WoodWing, as used by Reed-Elsevier. Subs and editors - is this the case for the content management system you use, or are we looking at customised versions? Let us know, in confidence, via

Newspaper proprietors have long claimed that writers and photograpers can't possibly have a legal right to a credit or byline because it's "too hard" for them to keep track of it all - a position rather undermined by these observations.

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