Part 2: The Crisis

The second part of Winnie’s journey involves a very serious crisis in the form of a web assignment. For this, I revisited Storytelling Within the Web and made a few edits to the front page of CNN.

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As you can tell, there this a worldwide honey crisis which has been brought on by the bees who have had enough of bears and humans stealing their most precious product. Most worrisome, is that they have stated they will resort to violence if their demands are not met. This could bring a little forecasting about things to come.

For this assignment, I used the X-Ray Goggles by Hackasaurus to edit the html of the webpage and add in my own content. The page originally had another breaking news story so it fit well with the sense of urgency that I wanted to display for this assignment.

Original Web Page:

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Storytelling Within the Web – NYT Edition

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New Webpage

When I first looked over this assignment and noticed the option to code I was a bit worried about how hard this would really be. However, after following the simple instructions on the Mozilla page, I was pleasantly surprised by the ease of changing a web page. I thought for quite a while on what site I should change and how to change it. I then thought of all those ridiculous National Enquirer headlines I used to see and decided to apply them to a reputable source such as the New York Times. In the end, I was happy with the way things turned out.

Making Of:

I started of by going to the X-Ray Goggles page by Mozilla and followed the instructions and learned fairly quickly. I then uploaded the application to the Bookmarks Toolbar on Firefox and went to the New York times page. I then clicked on a few headers and pictures and simply added what I was replacing them with. I then clicked the publish icon which gave me the final results.

Examples:

Changing text

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Publishing button in green

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