ABC cracks second behind news.com.au

ABC cracks second behind news.com.au

ABC News Websites has moved into second place behind news.com.au in Nielsen’s digital news ratings in March, bumping nine.com.au into third place.

The public broadcaster received a 19 per cent increase in unique audience traffic with 4.85 million visits, the highest number since August 2016. Nine.com.au had no change in unique audience from February.

News.com.au retained the top spot with an audience of 5.73 million.

The Daily Telegraph has stayed in the top 10 for another month, falling from 8th to 9th place. This is the first time in a year that the Sydney masthead has been in the list for consecutive months.

The BBC rejoined the top 10 in March, placing seventh with a unique audience of 2.5 million, an increase of 14 per cent.

The Sydney Morning Herald and Yahoo7 News Websites were the only sites to record audience loss in March at 4 per cent each.

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Nielsen April 2017

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