Cable News Network (CNN) is an American cable news network. At the time of its creation it was the first network providing 24-hour news coverage on television. It has now entered the Internet market.
In addition to featuring hourly news articles, the website contains a page called cnn.comlive. It is an English language video news service live
CNN.com Live is an English language video news service providing live affixed news to CNN.com users via broadband Internet connections. Unlike in many other news sites, this feature is free to use.
The effectiveness of the site lies in the fact that the website’s design balances visual elements with text. Indeed, it is eye catching, functional and well balanced.
On the homepage for example, the major image situated at the top, is the largest graphical element on the page. It outlines its importance as well as showing the latest top story.
Most of the text content is associated with a graphic material (images of any types). In addition, graphical dividers are used to structure the visual appeal of the page. However, it is done is such way that it does not overpower the other close elements.