I've used WordPress to organize an archive of links to news stories about meditation. It's at http://www.wildmind.org/meditation/news2/. It has huge advantages over the old hand-coded pages we used to have, because it includes searchability, categorization, etc. I love it!
There's just one drawback. I used to cut-and-paste the html code from the old static pages for use in an html newsletter. Now, I can copy the code from WordPress but I have to strip out all the code that's meant just for WordPress: stuff like
<div class="post" id="post-2486"> and
<div class="entry">. That's very time-consuming.
What I can't figure out (and it's probably simple, but I don't have much expertise) is how to create an alternative page that has the news stories with just the plain-vanilla html h2, br, and p tags without all the divs. This page would be just for my use and not publically viewable. Obviously I want to leave all the public pages just as they are.
What would be ideal would be a page that contained all the posts from a given (usually the current) calendar month.