On Deadline: How did journalists file before Google Docs?

By Amanda Darrach, Columbia Journalism Review

Recently, when the Justice Department delivered Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report to Congress on CD-ROM, journalists began comparing notes about how they submit and revise their work for editors. In the age of Google Docs, it can be hard to imagine what came before.

We decided to take a historical look, by asking journalists whose careers spanned the past several decades about how they have filed.

Their memories have been lightly edited for length and clarity. [Full story]

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