In the past year and a half or so some crazy design bug has completely hit Time Warner. The shift started about a year and a half ago with some really great spots here and there on CNN domestic, followed by a wholesale overhaul of CNN International (see screenshot below), the success of which seemed to influence the Pentagram redesign of the print version of Time magazine, and now the redesign of CNN.com.
You can check out the online beta of the new CNN.com here.
Screenshot of CNN International
I’m REALLY curious as to who’s been supporting all this great work at Time Warner — so if anyone knows, let me know.