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A New New Yorker Web Site

By posted at 5:42 pm on March 8, 2007 1

The New Yorker has unveiled a new version of its Web site, and while I applaud its clean look, the addition of much more content accessible from the front page, and RSS feeds, there is one major problem: links to much of the site’s content from the years the magazine has been online are, as of this writing, broken. This means the many, many links to New Yorker articles and stories in The Millions archives no longer work, rendering posts like my roundup of the magazine’s fiction in 2005 much less useful. On the other hand, perhaps they used the redesign as an opportunity to clear out the archives so that more folks would buy the Complete New Yorker.

See also: Kottke takes a more in depth look at the redesign.

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One Response to “A New New Yorker Web Site”

  1. Emdashes
    at 8:30 pm on March 8, 2007

    Seems like those links are only broken temporarily, thank goodness. It explains on the archive page under Coming Soon: "Most New Yorker articles since 2001 and selected pieces from before; thousands of brief reviews of books, movies, recordings, and restaurants; and a searchable index, with abstracts, of articles since 1925."

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