NewsMode pages are like the bottom half of FrontPage. They are a series of items that read somewhat like a weblog or announcements page. When KwikiBlog is ready, this may be the way NewsMode is done. Often, combo TreeMode / NewsMode pages start major subsections of the wiki.
Elements of good WikiStyle for NewsMode pages
May 24 2003 ...and possibly dates Keep your postings as brief as possible. --DebDevel
And trim your posts...Move them to a NewsPageArchive or something.
When KwikiBlog is ready, this may be moot.