Dear God…

…will someone please take the new Guardian web site and its designers far, far away? It’s not an improvement on the old, staid, “newspaper on the web” approach.

Here’s a case in point: an article about the great Irish actor Michael Gambon having to call it a day because he can’t remember his lines any more:

http://www.theguardian.com/stage/2015/feb/08/sir-michael-gambon-ends-theatre-career-memory

And what does the Guardian show us as “related content”? Fucking obituaries! Er, hello, Guardian web people, Gambon is not dead yet.

I despair…

About Geoff Coupe

I'm a British citizen, although I have lived and worked in the Netherlands since 1983. I came here on a three year assignment, but fell in love with the country, and one Dutchman in particular, and so have stayed here ever since. On the 13th December 2006 I also became a Dutch citizen.
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2 Responses to Dear God…

  1. James says:

    The Guardian has always been away with the fairies as far as the physical integrity of what it puts “out there” goes. Why not continue and expand the tradition into the internet age?

    • Geoff Coupe says:

      The typos of the Grauniad are both legend and legion, but there appears to be a whole new arena of off-kilter algorithms opening up now. I’m beginning to yearn for simpler times.

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