Hurricane Sandy Hits Web

Unfettered by land or sea, Hurricane Sandy is also reshaping the digital landscape. In preparation for the storm, The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal have temporarily suspended their paywalls to give readers potentially life-saving information. More broadly, “Hurricane Sandy has already hit one news outlet hard -- albeit online,” reports CNet. “Weather.com has reported 960 million pageviews in the last three days -- an increase of around one-third on its normal traffic.”
 

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