While the top four publications retained their positions, all recorded a loss of between 2 and 7 per cent.
The most affected was the Daily Mail Australia, which plummeted 16 per cent, forcing it down a spot to 6th place.
The Guardian and Yahoo7 News Websites were the only publications to make gains, with the former achieving a 0.4 per cent lift moving it up one to 5th.
This year April had five public holidays, including the Easter long weekend and ANZAC Day.
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