Online news sites: Then and now

Big Media’s first forays into the digital realm were earnest but in retrospect were downright laughable. Check out how major news sites looked like when they first hit the web courtesy of the Wayback Machine. Click the images to view them in actual size.


CBS then (1998), and now

CNN then (2000), and now

ESPN then (1997), and now

Los Angeles Times then (1997), and now


MSNBC then (1997), and now

NPR then (2000), and now

New York Times then (1996), and now

People Magazine then (1998), and now

Wall Street Journal then (1997), and now