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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...

2008-11-07 15:00:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Retirement Living TV (RLTV) the first network dedicated to adults 50+ and NBC News announced today a co-production of Daily Cafe, a one-hour live news and current affairs program. Scheduled to premiere on Tuesday, November 11 from noon - 1 p.m. EST, season three of Daily Cafe offers the best of RLTV and the best of NBC News. The program will be broadcast live from Washington, D.C. and New York, the country's most influential cities, with hosts Fred Grandy...

2008-11-06 15:00:00

Sixty-one percent of people seeking U.S. election information online Tuesday went to CNN.com, the Internet firm Hitwise reported. The Cable News Network's Web site visits increased 146 percent Tuesday compared to Monday. MSNBC.com was the second most visited Web site, receiving 40 percent of U.S. Internet visits and seeing a 122 percent increase in traffic compared to the day before. MySpace and Facebook both saw 6 percent increases in traffic on Election Day versus Monday and Twitter...

2008-11-05 21:00:06

Nielsen Online, a service of The Nielsen Company, announced today that Web traffic to the Current Events and Global News category grew 27 percent on Election Day over the previous Tuesday. Page views and time per person for the category also increased, 103 percent and 61 percent, respectively. In the finale of the first truly digital presidential campaign, with a record turnout of more than 136 million Americans casting votes, voters flocked online to follow news and election results and to...

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...

2008-11-02 09:00:10

MSNBC Films and sales agent Submarine Entertainment say they have finalized their distribution deal for the U.S. documentary "Witch Hunt." Dana Nachman and Don Hardy's film was executive produced and narrated by Oscar-winning actor Sean Penn. The documentary is about eight parents in Bakersfield, Calif., who in 1984 "were falsely accused and convicted of child molestation by an overzealous district attorney" and the impact it had on all their lives, the companies said. The film has...

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2008-10-30 06:45:00

By Edward C. Baig and Jon Swartz NEW YORK -- It's election night, and CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer is in New York talking to an Obama campaign strategist in Chicago. But instead of the split screen or window TV viewers might typically see during live remote interviews, the Obama spokesperson will be projected as a three-dimensional hologram, making it appear as if he or she is in the Manhattan studio with Blitzer. The network plans to conduct similar holographic interviews with representatives...

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...

2008-10-28 15:00:20

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Even though Nov. 4 is just one week away, it is not too late to become an expert on the current key issues and candidates surrounding this year's presidential election -- right from the same device you carry with you wherever you go: your mobile phone. The nation's most reliable wireless network is giving its customers access to the most current and relevant Election 2008 coverage on V CAST Video with a wide array of news stories, features,...

2008-10-28 09:00:17

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DISH Network Corporation , the nation's third largest pay-TV provider and the digital television leader, today announced that beginning Oct. 28 and running through Nov. 7, DISH Network's interactive mosaic will update its multiple screen channel display to simultaneously air six 24-hour news channels during the 2008 election cycle. For 11 days, DISH Network(R) subscribers may tune into Ch. 100 to watch the following six networks: FOX News...


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.