A few weeks ago, The New York Times received some harsh and unsolicited opinions on its web design from Unit Interactive designer Andy Rutledge.
Mr. Rutledge dissected nytimes.com in a multipage memorandum (meticulously designed, it must be said) posted on his personal blog, Design View, including mock-ups of an alternative layout.
Last week Mr. Rutledge was met with a little countercriticism, from the Nieman Journalism Lab, ex-Timesmen and others.
“I guess my overarching point is that, while there are no doubt lots of pages on nytimes.com or any other news site that could use a once-over, the problems of large-scale information architecture for news sites are really hard problems,” Josh Benton wrote on the Nieman Lab blog.
New York’s most telegenic congressman, Anthony Weiner, appeared on Real Time with Bill Maher on Friday and took aim at what he says is the declining influence of right-wing talk show hosts like Glenn Beck.
“I think there is a limited universe and a limited number of people who are just into crazy right now,” Weiner Read More
Sen. Chuck Schumer joined the many many politicos who made their way to Al Sharpton’s House of Justice for a Martin Luther King tribute today, and he used the pulpit to make the connection between the legacy of Dr. King and the shooting in Arizona last weekend.
Schumer noted that the nation’s first gun control Read More
Earlier this month we reported about how former gubernatorial candidate and Rent Is Too Damn High frontman Jimmy McMillan was returning to the live stage for a show at Club Europa in Greenpoint.
Now, thanks to Gothamist, footage of that show has surfaced.
Take a good look, New York: Around 40,000 of Read More