News.com.au sets new records

News.com.au sets new record: First news website to reach unique monthly audience of 4m

Nielsen this morning released the online ratings for news sites with news.com.au again leading the pack.

News.com.au retained the top spot with a record-breaking unique audience of 4.1m (up 4% year on year and up 10% compared to June 2015). This is the highest ever monthly audience for a Current Events & Global News sub-category website and the first time a site has broken the four million unique audience per month barrier.

More than one in five (23%) online Australians viewed content on a news.com.au page in July 2015.

Audiences on smh.com.au increased their time spent by 18% in July 2015 compared to June 2015 (now 1 hour 34 min).

Rankings for the top six sites in the Current Events & Global News sub-category remained unchanged in July 2015 compared to June 2015.

The Age increased their unique audience by 8% and jumped up a ranking to seventh place (overtaking Yahoo!7 news websites).

The Herald Sun increased their unique audience by 16% and jumped up a ranking to ninth place (overtaking The Daily Telegraph).

Nielsen News July 2015

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