How permissions change the interface
The appearance of the Newscoop administration interface changes, depending on the permissions that a particular staff member has. Each user sees only the options that he or she has the authority to use. A typical staff user (a section editor or journalist) will only see some of the options available to a fully authorized administrator (such as the publisher, or senior manager).
When you log into the Newscoop administration interface, across the top of the page you will see the main navigation menu, containing the options available to you. Here is how two typical users would see the main menu differently. Firstly, here's how the Actions sub-menu looks when an administrator is logged in:
And this is how the same Actions sub-menu looks when a journalist is logged in: