By Dan Kennedy • The press, politics, technology, culture and other passions

You can’t read this

Well, as you can see, I’m plowing through the Globe online right now. And I’m wondering, what were they thinking? This looked like a good design decision when I saw it in the print edition earlier this morning. But good grief — who thought it would look good on the Web? Sorry. I’m not reading it. I’m not sure I could if I wanted to.

Update: Now fixed, as Philocrites notes in the comments.

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  1. Philocrites

    Looks like it leads to a very typical page on Maybe when you first visited, they only had the image of the letter as it appeared in the Globe, but it’s online as straightforward text now.

  2. adamg

    Huzzah to the Globe for beginning to get this Web thang! Like Dan said, they did, indeed, initially just post some ginormous .GIF file.

  3. Anonymous

    I thought it was a horrible (cheesy) design decision in print too.

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