42% of Sarah Palin's Emails Are "Uninteresting"

The buzz seems to be fading. According to the Guardian, 42% of over 6,000 pages of Sarah Palin's emails scanned as of June 14 are "uninteresting." Over 24,000 pages of the former governor of Alaska's emails have been released for public perusal. 

  Palin Emal Summary

Here are a few mildly interesting ones for business communication students:

Discussion Starters:

  • Why do you think Sarah Palin's email is of such interest to the press? Do you find her communications interesting? Why or why not?
  • Consider your own email communication. Have you written anything in the past year that you would regret if you saw it on Facebook?