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Hitwise: New Orleans Paper Traffic Skyrockets

Sep 22, 2005, 6:00 AM
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Visits to, the Web site of the New Orleans daily newspaper, The Times-Picayune, skyrocketed during the Hurricane Katrina disaster and relief efforts. Traffic peaked on Sept. 1, with 1,133 percent more visits than the site's average before the disaster struck. The Times-Picayune--normally a local newspaper--gained national readership, with the majority of U.S. states increasing their share of visits by at least 100 percent.

--Shankar Gupta

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