Jacobs: Newspapers emerge from manufacturing process
It's easy to forget that the newspaper is essentially a manufactured item -- until something in the manufacturing process breaks down. Fortunately, this is rare enough that it has never interfered with (eventually) publishing.
There are delays at times, though; and very often, enough things go wrong that everyone in the process becomes annoyed with the machinery that is creating the problem.
Perhaps "technology" is a better word than "machinery" here.
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