Remember, no two web sites are the same—yours might say “Contact” instead of “Contact Us,” or the link may be in a different spot, but there is probably a way to contact the owners of the site. In some cases, the address and phone number of the paper will be on the home page. Why do you think it’s important that a media organization provide contact information?
Did you find it? Before we visit the site you found, watch a short video screencast to see a few examples of searches and the results. The video will also show you what to expect on a news site’s homepage.
After you watch the video, click the “Try it” tab and click on the link to the periodical you searched for before. Now see if you can find the following elements on your local news website’s home page: Home, News, About Us, Contact Us.
When you have found those four elements, move on to Lesson 4.
(If the papers or magazines that you found in the stacks do NOT have a web site or if it is behind a paywall, try to find the “Spokesman-Review” instead.)