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Washingtonpost.com redesigns site

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Perhaps missed in all the breaking news coming out of Japan over the weekend, the Washington Post launched a complete redesign of its web site on Monday.

Get to the content you want faster. Follow stories as they develop and share your ideas as they evolve. Watch events unfold with expanded video content. Know what’s getting the most buzz and what’s really happening in the D.C. area. Take the tour of our bold, enhanced reader experience—where every change has enriched usability, imagery and engagement.

You can read more details about the redesign here. And more details about the redesign in a blog post by Justin Ferrell and Sarah Sampsei.

For reference, here’s an earlier version of the Post homepage:

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As you can see if you wade into the comments on the first article, there’s some negative feedback from site visitors. What do you think?

Now if someone could just convince the New York Times to get rid of their horrid left nav bar.

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