Posts Tagged ‘CNN’

The CNN.com homepage has a LOT going on. Lots of boxes, lots of colors, lots of headlines, and lots of links all trying to give the news to readers but making the news as convenient and accessible as possible. While doing this project, the CNN.com webpage changed to one more organized and accessible. Many more […]


What exactly is the CNN news story? *It falls under one of the large news topics: World, U.S., Political, ect. *It has significance *It’s usually about 400-800 words The CNN news story uses the same writing skills sets that the CNN broadcast news uses. The smaller word count allows the reader to get the gist […]


An interesting facet of CNN.com news stories is that they link. There are quite a few different links on CNN.com, all of which matter to the make-up of how CNN reports the news. Embedded Links within the story: The first link is an embedded link, usually underlined, bolded or in a color different from the […]


What does it matter that I talk about CNN.com? I guess the first place to begin is that I consider CNN.com to be a primary news source.  I figure that there are many others out there just like me.  These people get to work in the morning with their lukewarm cup of coffee, turn on […]