June 23, 2009

Plain Dealer redesigns

The editor of The Cleveland Plain Dealer walks through the new lineup and redesign.

The post included links to before and after pages.

Susan Goldberg told readers to look for more soundbites, an attempt to cover all bases.

Changes include:
  • Expansion of news highlight rail on the front page. The rail, which provides summaries of major national and international news, as well as headlines from the Metro, Business, Sports and features sections. See front page design in this before-and-after PDF.)
  • New headline structure.
  • Saturday business section focuses on issues that affecting pocketbook.
  • Expanded arts section on Sundays, including Close Up, where critics will annotate an artwork or term of art; Rediscoveries, look back at books, albums or films you may have missed; Tastemakers, up-and-coming Clevelanders talk about how they hope to shape the city; and Pop Ten, humor mixed with reminders of what's happening.
  • New weather box on page one.


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