Arcturus is a flexible Joomla template for news and magazine websites. It has custom styles for the popular content creation component K2, which adds many features to Joomla. Among them are comments for articles, easy image handling and social sharing.
Besides this, Arcturus offers lots of layout configuration options and module positions to organize your content. You don't need to touch the code to get the template like you want it and every Joomla and HTML element has been styled to match.
In short Arcturus should provide everything you need to build a successful news portal. If you are new to Joomla you have nothing to worry. The system becomes very intuitive after a while and Arcturus includes a quickstart to help you get started. That means you can install a copy of the demo with everything already configured. More