Miley Cyrus' Vanity Fair Hit: Record Traffic For VF.com

05/08/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

File under "ya think?": The hubub over Vanity Fair's not-exactly-naked Miley Cyrus/Hannah Montana photos generated record traffic for the Conde Nast pub's Web site.

The kinda-scandal broke over the weekend, and picked up steam on Sunday night, when the New York Times weighed in on this important story. That pushed the magazine to push up the Web publication of its own story and accompanying 18-slide slideshow earlier than it had planned, says executive online editor Michael Hogan. But that alone was enough to generate 365,000 page views that night; VF.com generally gets aroud 100,000 page views a day, he says.

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