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2011-05-09 11:29:55

The flow of traffic to the Web's 25 largest news destinations is being influenced by Facebook as users share stories on their pages, reports a study published by the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism. The most popular 25 news websites were analyzed in order to gauge the behavior of news consumers online. The study looked at how users get to the sites, the duration of time spent on the site and how deeply they explore the site, as well as where they go after they leave...

2008-11-13 18:00:10

Yahoo! (NASDAQ:YHOO) today released new comScore Media Metrix figures showing that Yahoo! News attracted 7.6 million unique users on Election Day, November 4, the largest single-day audience in online news history. Yahoo!'s Election Day victory caps a banner year for Yahoo!'s media properties, which served as the #1 online destination consumers turned to in the U.S. for major news events including the Election, the Olympics and the financial crisis. "Yahoo! has established itself as the...

2008-11-13 15:00:11

America's #1 news website for 5 months running experiences unprecedented election week traffic Tops CNN.com by 28% in time per person on election day REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 13, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Msnbc.com dominated election week coverage with more than 782 million page views and over 53 million unique visitors during the week ending November 8, 2008.* In fact, msnbc.com's election week coverage of "Decision '08" nearly topped the total number of page...

2008-10-27 12:00:14

"Fuller Spectrum" of Content Leads Consumers to Choose msnbc.com Over CNN.com Msnbc.com Tops CNN.com in Unique Visitors For 4th Time in a Row REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 27, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Consumers, once again, chose msnbc.com over CNN.com and Yahoo! News as their main source online for the latest breaking news, original journalism, interactive features and comprehensive coverage of the day's news. In September, msnbc.com attracted more than 43 million...

2008-07-11 12:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., July 11, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The MSNBC Digital Network (msnbc.com) continues its impressive growth trend and has reclaimed its position as the number one Current Events and Global News site, attracting more than 37 million unique visitors in June, according to Nielsen Online. The MSNBC Digital Network's increase in unique visitors surpassed the CNN Digital Network by 13 percent and Yahoo! News by eight percent. The surge in unique visitors is a 29 percent increase above...

2005-06-16 18:34:39

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) -- Nearly one-fifth of Web users who read newspapers now prefer online to offline editions, according to a new study from Internet audience measurement company Nielsen//NetRatings. The first-time study from Nielsen//NetRatings found that 21 percent of those Web users now primarily use online versions of newspapers, while 72 percent still read print editions. The remaining 7 percent split their time between online and offline editions. Comparable historic statistics...

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