The partnership between ABC News and Yahoo News is reaching the largest digital audience in America as it celebrates its first anniversary.
In October 2011, Yahoo and ABC announced
they would share stories and Web video, co-produce coverage of some news events and integrate bureaus in New York, Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles. As of August, the pair reached an online audience of 59.1 million unique visitors, up 11 percent from a year earlier, according to new Nielsen data.
ABC News President Ben Sherwood's anniversary note
to staff cites a higher figure from comScore: "an average monthly reach of over 85 million unique users since the launch."