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was one of the oldest mailing lists on the Internet covering
information technology. The list was edited and written by John Gehl
and Suzanne Douglas, previously
long time editors of the EduPage mailing list.
NewsScan was historically one
of the largest and best
about information technology, and Gehl and Douglas frequently received
awards and tributes from various organizations for their work.
The NewsScan newsletter consisted of a couple of pages
of one paragraph summaries of recent and interesting developments
in information technology, mailed to subscribers
five times a week.
Gehl and Douglas also went on to edit the ACM