A little over six months ago, right at the start of the coronavirus lockdown here in the UK, I performed an analysis of the page load performance and carbon generated from viewing various UK newspaper websites. Having just launched the Better Web Alliance, I decided to revisit the analysis, including the new Accessibility and Privacy metrics.
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With many in the west currently self-isolating due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, internet use is growing rapidly. In light of this strain on the internet, I decided it would be an interesting experiment to analyse the page load performance and carbon generated from viewing a common and seemingly simple form of site – newspaper websites.