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2008-11-13 15:00:11

America's #1 news website for 5 months running experiences unprecedented election week traffic Tops CNN.com by 28% in time per person on election day REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 13, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Msnbc.com dominated election week coverage with more than 782 million page views and over 53 million unique visitors during the week ending November 8, 2008.* In fact, msnbc.com's election week coverage of "Decision '08" nearly topped the total number of page...

2008-11-05 15:10:00

REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 5, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Msnbc.com shattered site records on election day, November 4, with nearly 250 million page views and over 20 million unique visitors.* The record-breaking spike in page views was more than twice the traffic of election day 2004 and more than four times the traffic of the 2006 mid-term election. This marks the site's highest traffic day in its 12-year history for both page views and unique visitors. The "Decision '08 Dashboard," msnbc.com's...

2008-10-29 21:00:10

NEW YORK and REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 29, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MSNBC and msnbc.com today unveiled the new website for "The Rachel Maddow Show," available at www.rachel.msnbc.com. The new site gives "The Rachel Maddow Show's" rapidly growing on-air audience an enhanced extension of the brand online. Rachel Maddow hosts MSNBC's "The Rachel Maddow Show," featuring Maddow's take on the biggest stories of the day, political and otherwise, including lively debate with guests from all sides of the...

2008-10-27 12:00:14

"Fuller Spectrum" of Content Leads Consumers to Choose msnbc.com Over CNN.com Msnbc.com Tops CNN.com in Unique Visitors For 4th Time in a Row REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 27, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Consumers, once again, chose msnbc.com over CNN.com and Yahoo! News as their main source online for the latest breaking news, original journalism, interactive features and comprehensive coverage of the day's news. In September, msnbc.com attracted more than 43 million...

2008-09-30 13:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 30, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Msnbc.com, named the number one Current Events and Global News site for three consecutive months, launched its exclusive "debate video player" on the day of the first debate between the Democratic and Republican presidential candidates. The introduction of this latest video player underscores msnbc.com's commitment to provide consumers with the best political news, insight, and analysis as well as exclusive features during this historic...

2008-09-03 18:00:00

"Decision '08 Dashboard" Page Views Soar Past 67 Million; Live Video Streams Surge to More Than 1.2 Million REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 3, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Msnbc.com's "Decision '08 Dashboard," a one-of-a-kind destination for politics available at www.politics.msnbc.com, saw traffic skyrocket throughout the Democratic National Convention with more than 67 million page views during the week ending August 30, 2008.* This record breaking total was the Politics destination's...

2008-08-14 18:00:19

REDMOND, Wash., Aug. 14, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- According to Nielsen Online, the MSNBC Digital Network (msnbc.com) is once again the number one Current Events and Global News site, attracting more than 37.5 million unique visitors in July. Following a record-breaking month in June, the MSNBC Digital Network's unique visitors outpaced the CNN Digital Network (CNN.com) by 14% in July. The impressive surge in unique visitors represents a 44% increase for the MSNBC Digital Network...

2008-08-07 06:00:18

MySpace, the world's premier social network, together with NBC News and msnbc.com, two of the most globally-respected names in news, today announced the winners of the recently launched Decision08 Convention contest, which was hosted on the joint Decision08 community site (http://myspace.com/decision08). Nearly 50 thousand votes were cast by MySpace users, who selected Matt Britten and Sara Pat Badgley to serve as citizen journalists at the 2008 Democratic and Republican Conventions. The...

2008-07-28 15:00:00

REDMOND, Wash. and NEW YORK, July 28, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Msnbc.com, the leader in online news,* officially opened its interactive digital cafe today at the NBC Experience Store in New York's Rockefeller Center. The msnbc.com digital cafe is a sleek new space that brings to life the site's innovative nature and immerses consumers in msnbc.com's trademark "fuller spectrum of news" in a casual cafe setting. The digital cafe is like no other, with one-of-a-kind interactive activities that...

2008-07-11 12:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., July 11, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The MSNBC Digital Network (msnbc.com) continues its impressive growth trend and has reclaimed its position as the number one Current Events and Global News site, attracting more than 37 million unique visitors in June, according to Nielsen Online. The MSNBC Digital Network's increase in unique visitors surpassed the CNN Digital Network by 13 percent and Yahoo! News by eight percent. The surge in unique visitors is a 29 percent increase above...


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