“Reaction to Google News’ new layout has been resoundingly harsh. So far, Google isn’t offering an option to revert back to the old version, unlike it did with its last major Gmail update. It seems Google’s attempt to balance personalization and serendipity left fans of both unhappy.” ReadWriteWeb
“Google’s support forums are filled with complaints and many are saying that they are looking for alternatives to Google News. Up till now, Google has made it pretty clear that it has no intention to undo the changes or offer an option for the old design.” SoftPedia
If your goal was to send your loyal followers to Yahoo or Bing for their news, then the changes have been a HUGE success Google. Keep up the good work. If however you kind of want to keep us around, it might be time to actually hear what your readers are saying.
A Former Loyal Google News Reader