That is a bold redesign, Andrea. If you click on the link, it’s readily apparent that this will look like few other newspapers in the country. In the modern era, where even a long blog post seems too time-consuming to be bothered with, it seems imperative that the “old media” move in this direction.
Nicholas Carr writes in The Atlantic, “Is Google Making Us Stupid?”—an article that questions whether our brains are being “re-wired” to read in short snippets, thanks to blogs and other Internet media. If this is true, newspapers have no choice but to follow the leaders, don’t they?