March 12, 2007

Top Online News Sites (comScore)

2005 Monthly Average 2006 Monthly Average
Yahoo! News 27.2 31.4
MSNBC 26.2 25.9
CNN 21.9 21.3
AOL News 20.9 21
Tribune 7.6 8.7
NY Times 6.8 8.6
ABC News 6.5 7.8
USA TODAY 7.6 7.4
CBS News 5.2 6.9

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