View screenshot slideshows to see how broadcast, print and national Web site handle the day’s news.

Screenshot Slideshow: Michael Jackson Dies

Michael Jackson’s death was announced around 5:20 p.m. by news Web sites and entertainment Web sites. Click on the images below to see screengrabs from selected sites and how they covered the news.

 
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Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009

Web Sites Across the Country Capture Inauguration Day

On the day of the historic inauguration of Barack Obama as America’s 44th president, we see examples of how Web sites across the country and around the world captured the scene in Washington, D.C. Follow online coverage throughout the day … Read more

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Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2008

Year-in-Photos Packages Make Good Browsing

One of my favorite things about the end of the year wrap-ups is always the photo packages, and today there were plenty to see.

The national standout this year for me is The New York Times, with its stunning display
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Monday, Dec. 29, 2008

Gaza Violence Leads Today’s Web Sites

The violence in Gaza leads almost all the national Web sites today, with some attention to the missing snowmobilers in British Columbia. The presentation of the Gaza story is very similar across many sites, so I’d like to take
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Friday, Dec. 26, 2008

Multimedia Livens Up the Day After Christmas

Looks like it’s a quiet day after Christmas online, but a couple multimedia pieces livened things up. HamptonRoads.com (The Virginian Pilot) has a fun look at retiring U.S. Sen. John Warner’s Capitol Hill office, using rollovers with audio that
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Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008

Economic Woes Blight Holiday Cheer Online

Unless you’re a Bears fan, it’s a tough day to be reading the news around the country. Economic woes seem to be a dominant theme among local sites this morning, the impact on the auto industry and dealers in
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Monday, Dec. 22, 2008

Weather, Sports Lead Monday’s Homepages

Weather dominated the national broadcast-related sites, along with the Drudge Report. The CBC is reporting that Canada’s been particularly hard hit.

Politico’s “Top ten media blunders of 2008″ was an eye-catching post this morning, and should make for some
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Monday, Dec. 15, 2008

View a Selection of Web Sites from Dec. 18

Poynter Online publishes daily collections of home page highlights. The sites are selected to reflect some diversity in geography, market size and ownership structure. The list of local newspaper sites will rotate weekly, and will change as events and industry … Read more

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Msnbc.com Features Slideshow of 2008 Newsmakers

Wednesday’s front pages featured news about Prime Minister Gordon Brown’s announcement that British troops will leave Iraq by mid-next year, as well as news about Obama being named the “person of the year” in Time Magazine. Among the local … Read more

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The Honolulu Advertiser Runs Seven-Part Series about Domestic Abuse in Hawaii

Headlines asking “Should Blago Stay or Should He Go?” and “In Blagojevich Case, Is it a Crime, or Just Talk?” topped stories on Tuesday morning’s home pages. Impeachment proceedings for Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich, who on Tuesday morning was … Read more

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