Palin Email Trove Is Out

Journalists begin plowing through 24K pages
By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 10, 2011 1:15 PM CDT
Governor Sarah Palin's Email Trove Is Out
Palin arrives at Trump Tower on 56th Street and 5th Avenue on May 31, 2011 in New York City.   (Getty Images)

(Newser) – Some 24,000 pages of eagerly awaited emails from Sarah Palin’s time as governor have been released, and journalists are diving in—some with public volunteers, notes the Anchorage Daily News. So far, no headlines; indeed, a Palin rep is encouraging “everyone” to read them. The reporters need no encouragement, it seems: Around 30 of them were jammed in a small room in a Juneau state building with three camera crews, all awaiting the boxes, reports the Los Angeles Times.

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“The thousands upon thousands of emails released today show a very engaged Governor Sarah Palin being the CEO of her state,” her spokesman said in a statement. "The emails detail a governor hard at work." Planning to peruse the material yourself? The New York Times has a searchable archive already up, and Pro Publica offers a reader’s guide. (Read more Alaska stories.)

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