Nielsen news brands July 2018 rankings: The Guardian adds over 1m

news.com.au still #1, Nine moves up to #2

Nielsen has released the July 2018 Digital Content Ratings data for news publishers.

While news.com.au again tops the rankings, Nine has moved up to number two with the ABC dropping back to third place.

The ABC was the only news publisher in the top 10 not to see its audience numbers climb during July.

The biggest growth was at The Guardian where the audience of 2.98m in June grew to 4.14m in July.

New to the top 10 this month is The West Australian, which had an audience of 2.16m for the month.

news.com.au was the top news entity in terms of highest unique audience (9.3 million), followed by nine.com.au (8.8 million) and then ABC News websites (8.4 million). Fourth place was Daily Mail (5.1 million).

Next in the Nielsen online news rankings was The Guardian (4.1 million), followed by The Daily Telegraph (2.8 million) in sixth position.

In seventh position was Herald Sun (2.6 million), followed by The Australian with a unique audience of 2.2 million. In ninth place was The West Australian (2.2 million) followed by APN Australian Regional Media News Network (2.0 million).

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