Acta Diurna - lat. Daily Acts. Sometimes transl. as Daily Public Records - presented in message boards in public places like the Forum of Rome. - filled place of modern newspaper-type publication and government gazette. - many academic periodicals have acta in their titles. - introduced expression 'publicare et propagare', meaning "make public and propagate." It was set at end of the texts and proclaimed a release to both Roman citizens and non-citizens.