Katrina: Heavy Traffic To News Sites

By Brian 

> MSNBC.com delivered another 5 million videos of Hurricane Katrina coverage on Tuesday, bringing the site’s two-day video total to 14 million. The site is approaching its record for highest week ever in two days

> CNN.com’s final Monday numbers: “Users viewed more than 9 million videos…more than doubling the site’s previous full day peak.” More than 10 million unique users visited CNN.com, accessing more than 130 million pages online…

> CBSNews.com “saw a sixfold jump in its video views during the storm. Pageviews increased by a factor of three,” Lost Remote says.