New Boston Globe Saturday Design Is WSJr

The Boston Globe unveiled a new look this morning, one that appears very much like a knockoff of the Weekend Wall Street Journal. (Sorry, no WSJ e-paper, so you’ll have to spring for one yourself, or – god forbid – take our word for it.)

Brave New Globe, Page One:

 

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The paper we received had more of a gray banner, but then again the whole page was kind of washed out compared to the e-paper. Regardless, we were happy to see this helpful note from Globe Editor Brian McGrory:

 

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Okay . . .

So Metro, Nation, World, Business, and Opinion are all smushed together in the A section, which has a bouncier feel than the weekday paper.

The new Good Life section is pure Wall Street Journalism.

 

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The hardreading staff tries never to pass judgment on first impressions.

But you’re certainly welcome to.

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One Response to New Boston Globe Saturday Design Is WSJr

  1. […] little over a year ago, the Globe introduced a new look on Saturdays, which we immediately labeled […]

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