News Brief

MSNBC.com Rated the No. 1 News Site for November 2000

MSNBC.com was the No. 1 news site for the month of November according to the most recent data compiled by Media Metrix. MSNBC.com set a new record for total monthly users with more than 12.3 million unique users logging onto the site through the course of the month for continuing coverage of Decision 2000 and the Battle for the White House. On November 7th, MSNBC.com had its top traffic day since its launch with seven million unique users in a single day according to internal measurements. In addition, for the month of November, MSNBC.com is ranked as the 15th largest of all domains, the highest ranking for a news site in history.

According to Media Metrix, MSNBC.com maintained its standing as the primary source for news on the Internet over the competition in the combined Home/Work audience. Total traffic for the month represents a 30% growth in audience from the previous month and a new record for total monthly traffic. MSNBC.com remains at the top of the General News category with 12.3 million unique users in November, ahead of CNN.com.