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Why The Washington Post’s redesigned website includes a print-style hierarchy

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The inspiration from The Washington Post’s recently launched homepage redesign comes from a familiar place, Mario Garcia writes: Print. On the new homepage, only a few stories are placed at the top of the page, which Garcia says conveys the top stories readers should know about at the moment in the way a newspaper front page does. Garcia writes: “Readers appreciate curation, which is, after all, a form of hierarchy for content selection.”

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