10 Most Popular Stories of 2020
Marches in the street, a spitting attorney and a global pandemic dominate the list.
It’s been a busy year for Urban Milwaukee. Our office was destroyed in a fire and the pandemic has altered virtually everything we do, but through it all our readership is up over 70%.
What were most readers clicking on? Plenty of articles about the pandemic. But beyond that, our readers also were highly engaged with our coverage of the racial justice protest movement and the election.
The most popular article was on a topic that still has as many questions as answers, the burning of an alleged sex trafficking house on N. 40th St.
Here are the 10 most popular articles written by the Urban Milwaukee team.
Attorney Stephanie Rapkin is accused of spitting on teenager, shoving college student and kneeing police officer in groin. – Jeramey Jannene, June 7th
Former employees say it was closed because of union organizing effort. Owners say it was simply financial. – Graham Kilmer, August 3rd
64 cases confirmed in Milwaukee County. Tracker allows public to better monitor outbreak. – Graham Kilmer, March 19th
Police visited alleged sex trafficking house, burned last night, 27 times in four years. – Jeramey Jannene, June 24th
Bars and restaurants generating the largest number of complaints. Fines coming next. – Jeramey Jannene, August 4th
For the first time since April, Milwaukee County has highest per-capita rate and greatest number of cases. – Jeramey Jannene, June 20th
Pro-Trump attorneys general allege “fraud” in states that went for Biden. – Jeramey Jannene, December 8th
Giannis and other Bucks players show up at one of seven marches. – Jeramey Jannene, June 7th
New study has alarming figures, with spread coming since state shutdown ended. – Jeramey Jannene, July 7th
Crowd surrounds house at 40th and Lloyd believed to be connected to missing children. – Jeramey Jannene, June 23rd
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