gov.sarah@yahoo.com

The Alaska Dispatch, an online news magazine launched last August, has published the first of a two part-er on former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin’s attempt to divide her personal life and public life by using two different e-mail addresses while in office.

The only problem is, she discussed hiring for public positions with other government officials on the Yahoo e-mail account she set up because, “everyone and their mother will be able to read emails that arrive via that state address.”

The Dispatch published that missive yesterday, along with a collection of several other Palin e-mails discussing state business on her personal account, provided to Alaska Dispatch by an unnamed source.

The second part of the series will be published tonight.

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Alexandra Fenwick is an assistant editor at CJR.