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PAULINE'S PICKS: A Closer Look at the BaltimoreSun.com Redesign

Magazine article Editor & Publisher

PAULINE'S PICKS: A Closer Look at the BaltimoreSun.com Redesign

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A number of Web sites have been relaunched and redesigned this week. Today I'm taking a look at BaltimoreSun.com.

On a purely aesthetic level, the site looks great. After years of tinkering with different designs, newspapers, like BaltimoreSun.com, seem to be leaning towards a clean, simple look. Gone are the days of cluttered interfaces, such as what search engines Lycos and Excite looked like in the late 1990s. They're also keeping ads in designated areas and not mixing them in too much with the copy. BaltimoreSun.com places most of them on the right side of the page.

The site is staying true to its local readers, but not at the expense of ignoring the rest of the world. In addition to local news, BaltimoreSun.com is taking advantage of constantly updated news feeds for both news and video. Readers can also rate and comment on stories, which is a trend in online content that users seem to like. …

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