If your newsroom is anything like mine or others that I’ve seen — you get emails, and lots of them. When I first started working at a newspaper, I opened my email account to find a few thousand waiting for me. Since then, it’s been a constant stream, and it’s no wonder; there’s lots of communication that needs to happen to put a paper out every day and a website out every second.
Email is easy — everyone can access it and hopefully by now everyone knows how to use it, but from an efficiency standpoint, email is a drag. There are better tools out there that can help take you document and communicate better. Read more