|2005 Monthly Average||2006 Monthly Average|
Different web analysts see the top news sites differently. Nielsen had Yahoo! rising from second to first in 2005, with MSNBC a close second. Beginning with Sept. 2004 data, Nielsen//NetRatings–to increase accuracy–has improved its NetView home panel sample weighting methodology by updating projections for key segments of the Internet universe. Caution should be used with trending data.