In this episode of the Web We Weave, Ruth and Janet analyze the new media and old media surrounding the website HowStuffWorks. HowStuffWorks, created by Michael Brian, is like an online encyclopedia. The website explores and explains the mechanics of how everyday machinery to abstract theories work. Today, we take a closer look at the design of the website, business/employment, various platforms, and the interactivity of the audience and content creators. Through these topics, we will analyze how HowStuffWorks employs new media strategies to attract, engage, and retain their audience by providing an array of interesting topics to suit almost anyones interests.


HowStuffWorks Employment Opportunities 

HowStuffWorks Youtube Channel 

About HowStuffWorks 

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Square Image: Canva and Main HowStuffWorks logo

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