I regret to say that I do not enjoy The Japan Times’ “new look.” I personally feel the paper looks cheaper than it did before, and the font is not as easy to read. Also, I am unsure of how the new look is intended to make the paper more “user-friendly.” How do you do that to a newspaper? One opens its pages and reads it; that’s about as user-friendly as it can get.

More importantly, perhaps, it is certainly not more “pleasant to read.” When I am greeted with articles such as “Woman who cut up husband gets 15 years” (April 29) on the front page, I’d hardly call it pleasant.”

david chester

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