Looking back at news homepage history
In his post, "Nostalgia: 11 Retro News Website Homepages," Ethan
Klapper takes us back in time with old news website homepages.
Inspired by a recent Facebook album posted by Jim Brady, the former
washingtonpost.com executive editor and TBD general manager, here are
a couple of old homepages from news sites we know well. Any notable
omission is due to the Wayback Machine not being able to crawl the
(Click here for the homepages.)
And finally, here are a few early homepages we found while
compiling our New Media Timeline project.
Mercury Center on AOL, 1994
Time Magazine on AOL, 1994
U.S. News on AOL, 1994
Access Atlanta on Prodigy, 1994
Like many historical online images, old news homepages are fun to look at and remind us just how much technology and design have changed.