The News Corp-owned News.com.au has retained its number one spot as Australia’s most read news site for the month of January according to Nielsen data released this morning.
Interestingly, of the top 10 sites only one – SMH.com.au – is behind a paywall.
News.com.au had 3,674,000 unique visitors according to Nielsen with SMH.com.au not far behind with 3,532,000. Overall the category grew in unique audiences by seven per cent from the December figures.
Daily Mail Australia and ninemsn News switched rankings in January, with Daily Mail Australia coming into fourth position. Yahoo7 New Websites came back into the top 10 in sixth position.
The full results for the month of January were: