April 21, 2011

Earlier this week, we posted comScore data that showed the UK’s Mail Online overtaking Huffington Post as the second most visited newspaper website in the world for March 2011. An astute reader wondered: If you merge comScore’s data on newspaper websites with its data on general news and information sites, which sites were most visited in the U.S. during March? The answer is after the jump.

Website Uniques per month (000)
Yahoo! News Network 86,635
CNN Network (cnn.com) 80,202
MSNBC Digital Network (msnbc.com) 54,245
AOL News (aolnews.com) 47,221
The New York Times Brand 38,060
Huffington Post 31,076
Tribune Newspapers 28,843
USATODAY Sites 21,316
Advance Internet 18,264
CBS News 17,305
Mail Online 16,550
Wall Street Journal Online 15,541
BBC News 15,052
Hearst Newspapers 14,965
MediaNews Group 14,600
McClatchy Corporation 13,807
Examiner.com Sites 12,700

A few notes about the data:

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