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Quality Web Sources: RECOMMENDED WEBSITES

Recommended Quality Art History Sites

It's impossible to create a comprehensive list, but here are a couple that you should know about.

Khan Academy
In particular, the Art History portion of Khan is run by the art historians that started Smarthistory.
You will find hundreds of videos about particular works of art and design.

TED.com
TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). TED began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged, and today covers almost all topics — from science to business to global issues.

Recommended Academic Blogs

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Otis College subscribes to this resource. What's great is that ACI selects and curates tens of thousands of social media publications. They make sure that all blogs are published/written by scholars and other professionals. Most junk is weeded out. Records include citation and abstract, as well link to the original post.

Watch out for Clickbait and Fake News!

Clickbait is an eye-catching link on a website which encourages people to read on or click on to go to another story. They are often paid for by an advertiser and generates income based on the number of clicks.Websites will too much clickbait are dubious.
See the tab on Fake News to learn more.

Recommended News Sites

NPR  NPR presents fact-based, independent journalism that examines and airs diverse perspectives. NPR's journalists strive for mastery of the narrative form, telling stories in ways that transport the audience to the places where news is happening and introducing the people affected.

New York Times You can get a few articles free each month.

L.A. Times

Washington Post

CNN New Channel

BBC News

Article in Forbes: 10 Journalism Brands Where You Find Real Facts Rather Than Alternative Facts

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