March 13, 2006

Top News Web Site

Unique Visitors in Millions
Yahoo News 24.1
MSNBC 23.4
CNN 22
AOL News 16.2
Gannett 11.8
IBS 11.4
NYTimes.com 11
Knight Ridder Digital 9.9
Tribune Newspapers 9.9
USAToday.com 9.4
ABC News 8.1
Google News 7.8
Washington Post.com 7.6
Hearst 6.8
CBS News 6.4
World Now 6.2
Fox News 5.9
BBC 5.6
Advance Internet 5.2
Associated Press 4.4

The top news websites are dominated by the big traditional media brands, according to date from Nielsen/Net Ratings. But even among these four dominate, Yahoo, CNN, MSNBC and AOL, two television-based and two Internet-only aggregator sites.