March 13, 2006

Number of Unique Visitors to Newspaper Web Sites

Advance Internet Gannett Newspapers Hearst Newspapers Digital Knight Ridder Digital NYTimes.com Tribune Newspapers USAToday.com Washpost.com
Jan 4.8 12.4 6.7 9.4 9.8 9.1 9.5 5.9
Feb 4.6 10.7 5.6 8.7 9.5 8.5 8.2 5.4
March 4.5 11.4 6.1 10.5 10 9.5 9.6 6.7
April 4.6 11.6 6.3 9.5 10.5 9 10 6.6
May 4.7 11.5 6 10.3 11.3 9.5 9.2 7.4
June 4.5 11.4 6.9 9.9 11.2 9 8.6 8.5
July 4.1 11.2 6.6 10 10.4 10 9.1 7.9
Aug. 6.4 12.6 7 10.8 12.5 10.6 10.1 10.4
Sept. 8.9 12.9 8.2 10.5 13.2 11.9 9.4 8.8
Oct. 5.1 12.1 7.7 9.8 11.4 10 10.4 8.1
Nov. 5.3 12.8 7.2 9.4 11.6 10.9 9.2 8.2
Dec. 4.5 11.5 7.9 9.9 11 10.5 9.9 7.7

The number of different people visiting the most popular newspaper websites continued to grow for much of 2005, but late in the year there were signs the growth may have peaked.