News.com.au holds Nielsen top spot despite drop

News.com.au holds Nielsen top spot despite drop

First-placed news site News.com.au suffered a significant drop in unique audience in June, while total readership news site has fallen 2 per cent since May, according to Nielsen’s Digital Ratings.

News.com.au maintained its top position despite losing 8 per cent market share, bringing total unique audience to 5.3 million and closing the gap between second-placed Nine.com.au.

There was no further movement in the top six, despite each reporting lower unique audiences. The top three, rounded out by ABC News Websites, still has a significant lead ahead of fourth-placed Sydney Morning Herald.

Melbourne metro masthead The Age re-entered the top 10 in 10th place, as Sydney title The Daily Telegraph fell from 9th place to 11th.

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Nielsen June 2017

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