Nielsen Digital Content Ratings monthly-tagged data for September 2018 revealed that news.com.au was the top news entity in terms of highest unique audience (9.4 million), followed by nine.com.au (8.4 million) and then ABC News Websites (8.1 million). Nine moved back to second place after ranking third in August data.
Fourth place was Daily Mail (6.0 million).
Next in the Nielsen online news rankings was Yahoo7 (4.4 million), followed by The Guardian (3.8 million) in sixth position. Yahoo7 has returned to the top 10.
In seventh position was The Daily Telegraph (2.8 million), followed by Herald Sun with a unique audience of 2.8 million. In ninth place was APN Australian Regional Media – News Network (2.2 million) followed by The Australian (2.2 million).
Dropping out of the top 10 this month is The West Australian.
As of daily data October 3, 2018, Fairfax Media has switched back on Nielsen Digital Content Ratings measurement.