The Guardian, RIP

The Guardian, Charlottetown’s daily newspaper, used to have a nice, simple, quick-loading website. Starting today, alas, they no longer do. Sucked up like so many small dailies by the Borg of CanWest, The Guardian is now a generic part of the genericoverse (aka canada.com). That’s too bad. I’ve removed my bookmark.

Comments

Steven Garrity's picture
Steven Garrity on June 28, 2002 - 03:15

nice, simple, quick-loading”? Are we talking about the same site that had a 200kb animated map of PEI on the front page? Agreed though — the new site is tr

Andrew's picture
Andrew on June 28, 2002 - 04:41

Are you sure this is a for ever thing? Maybe they are redesigning their own site? I hope so, cause I can’t read the editorals online anymore…

Alan's picture
Alan on June 28, 2002 - 11:01

Global appears to be one of the stupidest media congloms going. Not that I liked the Guardian site but that thing called canada.com is a nightmare. Give them what they don’t want seems to be the message. Maybe it is run my those little dorky folk who dance in the Global TV promos.

Mark McQuaid's picture
Mark McQuaid on June 28, 2002 - 18:22

Andrew…If you read the little BS deal at the top of the new page you would see “Welcome to canada.com, the new online home of The Charlottetown Guardian” …sounds to be that it is a forever deal…sad fact..but alas nothing one can do about it.

Mark McQuaid's picture
Mark McQuaid on June 28, 2002 - 18:31

Andrew…If you read the little BS deal at the top of the new page you would see “Welcome to canada.com, the new online home of The Charlottetown Guardian” …sounds to be that it is a forever deal…sad fact..but alas nothing one can do about it.

Mark McQuaid's picture
Mark McQuaid on June 28, 2002 - 18:32

shit…sorry bout the double post…too many browser windows open and hit refresh on the wrong one….

Add new comment