I’ve pointed out several times before that The Huffington Post really needs to get a copy editor. It’s time, I guess, to start giving these puppies their own category. We’ll call today’s disastrous layout Episode 1.
Print journalism, in case you didn’t know, has something in common with real estate: location, location, location. Placement of stories upon the printed (or digitized, as the case may be) page can either highlight or distract from the stories you print. So while today’s choice of this:
in the far right column could be an uplifting story, it is marred considerably by the story pictured directly above it:
Ah, that Justin Timberlake. Such a giver. Not only donating food and sports equipment to the impoverished, but also so giving of himself.