When it comes to major national news sites, CNN might be the first to come to mind, as it is easily accessible and widely used. I've picked an art and design centered article as they're typically pretty interesting.
Artist's mysterious 'City' in the Nevada desert open after 50 years
Notes on CNN
Polygon is the site I'll be taking a look at for entertainment and gaming news. I have an interest in writing for game journalism and have written about games for reviews, upcoming releases, and essays. Let's take a look and see if their platform would be a good fit for content like mine.
Metal: Hellsinger puts on a hell of a show
Notes on Polygon
For local publications, OnMilwaukee has been recommended. While this site's only gaming coverage revolves around the sports scene, it does occasionally offer articles for art and architecture. I've decided to take a look at an article that discusses a historical building in MKE.
Frank Lloyd Wright's Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church
Notes on OnMilwaukee
9/12/2022 12:44:57 pm
I think your chose for self-directed research, using an aspect of what you enjoy to tie into this project. I feel as though using Polygon as a source was a good starting point to finding articles and written media that you would visit in your every day life.
9/12/2022 12:52:19 pm
I really like your range in topics. I also really enjoy the last article you wrote about.
9/12/2022 12:52:50 pm
CNN website cluttered, I agree. To much info even for a news website.
9/12/2022 01:08:25 pm
I really enjoy that your blog post is also laid out like articles, including the imagery helps get the idea of what article you were speaking about without having to see it directly. Your notes are also very informative about the choices the website makes when putting out their articles.
9/12/2022 01:17:10 pm
Thanks for adding images! I get to add visuals to what I am reading. It makes it helpful!
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