Poll: www.foxnews.com redesign
Has anyone noticed the horrific redesign of the foxnews site? I didn't particularly like it before, but now it's more convoluted than ever.
I heard it had been outsourced to India.
Wow, that stinks!
Given the general quality of Fox "News", I'd say it's a rather fitting design.
I hate it.
I'm a big fan of Fox News, but yeah, the design sucks. I hated the last design too though, so this one won't necessarily put me off more or less.
How can you compare cnn.com to foxnews.com? CNN has a single ad at the top, while half of the "boxes" on fox are ads and they're randomly spread around.
I vote for B. I wonder if his name was Henry. And was he mild-mannered?
You thought CNN was worse?
A Chimpanzee. Oook! Oook!
One of the Matt's
I'd say it's the same people that did abcnews.com, but they were told to "let your imagination run wild"
I think they were told "just put things wherever there's room"
It was probably redesigned by the unholy spawn of Bill O'Rielly and the chimpanzee.
Maybe the Fox site would be better if they added really bad MIDI music when the page loads?
Maybe the Fox News site would be more attractive if they had real news... all we hear is Bush good, Kerry bad..
in addition to google, news.yahoo.com is not too painful.
It seems to me we're looking at an opportunity here - a major news outlet just went from a bad web site to a worse web site, and eveyone knows it.
I have just finished making a mockup with George Bush's portrait floating in the background with a waving american flag (animated .gif) and Bette Midler's "Wind Beneath my Wings" playing via MIDI ("harpsichord" voice), and the other news and ad stuff overlayed.
"Perhaps one of you should mock up a better site and approach Fox with it? You might get lucky."
What the heck, fox news?, the same idiots who say "We report, you decide"...it should be more like "We Inform, You Obey".
Sorry, I didn't mean CNN specifically was worse, but rather that of the five I checked, Fox, CNN and MSNBC together struck me as busier than the other two. But hey, I only took a casual glance at all of them over the course of about 45 seconds; I wasn't attempting an in depth UI analysis. Anyway, my point was not to compare Fox to CNN, but rather as several others had pointed out, that a) most of us just want headlines, perhaps with a brief abstract, on a clean page and b) my theory is that the people in charge of the "concept" designs for these sites do not get it. Specifically, I wonder if they are people whose background in television influences them to instinctively design for the web like it's a TV.
I'm moderately amused that anyone would expect to get news from the fox news site, or that if they did it wouldn't take considerable work in order to get it.
What? We're supposed to get NEWS from foxnews.com?
You mean fox news is for real? I always thought it was some kind of real clever spoof. Ah well.
Man, you gotta admit - Fox has the babes (with the exception of Gretta Van Cespool)! Who needs news when you got babes?
It is very unprofessional. In fact I was just addressing the page thinking about the new layout when I spied this link. Something is happening at FOX and I'm sure it's nothing good. It is getting seriously repetitive. Coverage on fluff "kobe,britney,peterson, etc." fills their agenda. Where is the FOXNEWS I was used to???????????????
oops, miss spelled a word, sorry, must have been typing too fast.
I find it quite funny that there are people on this forum lambasting FoxNews. Why waste your time here if you do not like it? It's people like you that make FoxNews the #1 Primetime Cable News Channel.
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