News Cycle is a realist sans-serif font family based on specimens of the 1908 News Gothic typeface from ATF.
Inspired by the original News Gothic, which found an eminently useful life in print media news coverage, the goal of this project is to design a highly readable open font suitable for large bodies of text, even at small sizes, and that is available at multiple weights. In addition to the readability and weight, however, the project is extending News Gothic's glyph coverage to alphabets derived from Latin, Cyrillic, and Greek, including the accent marks and diacritics required by languages outside of Western Europe.
If you wish to contribute, the most valuable thing you can do is test out the font on real-world documents and Web sites, and provide feedback -- particularly with Cyrillic and Greek characters, which are entirely new designs.
At the moment, the stable release is regular weight only. Italics, boldface, and more are on the roadmap. You can find the latest release in the downloads panel on the right side of this page, plus on the project homepage, where updates and test samples appear as well.
All bugs Latest bugs reported
Bug #1168669: wrong hooks
Reported on 2013-04-13
Bug #1107968: Release also on CTAN for TeX Live distribution
Reported on 2013-01-28
Bug #1030688: « Guillemets » are small and positioned as if they were “English quotes”
Reported on 2012-07-30
Bug #1005462: Font names should include weight to avoid conflicts
Reported on 2012-05-28
Bug #975218: displays mash-up of bold and light characters
Reported on 2012-04-06