FOXNews.com Tops CNN Brand, CNN.com, NewYorkTimes.com and WashingtonPost.com as the Top Brand in Engagement with Time Spent on the Website
FOXNews.com outperformed CNN Brand in total number of page views for the first time ever, according to July 2018 comScore data, delivering 1.5 billion multi-platform views over CNN Brand’s 1.4 billion views. Additionally, FOXNews.com beat CNN.com in the total number of page views (1,455,000,000 versus 1,219,000,000), marking the fourth consecutive month FNC has outpaced CNN in the category.
Up 21 percent year-over-year in multi-platform total page views, FOXNews.com also beat NewYorkTimes.com for the seventh consecutive month and the WashingtonPost.com for the 11th consecutive month in total page views by 457 million and 887 million, respectively. Furthermore, FOXNews.com also ranked third overall in unique visitors, ahead of NewYorkTimes.com, WashingtonPost.com and CBSNews.com, as a top online news destination with 89.5 million unique users in July, placing just behind CNN Brand and CNN.com. Unique users were up 9 percent over the same period last year.
In multi-platform total minutes, FOXNews.com maintained its number one ranking with nearly 2.7 billion total minutes, beating CNN Brand by 262 million and CNN.com by 491 million minutes, respectively.
FOXNEWS.COM VS. CNN BRAND & CNN.COM
FOXNews.com – 1,455 (MM)
CNN Brand – 1,427 (MM)
CNN.com – 1,219 (MM)
FOXNews.com – 2,741 (MM)
CNN Brand – 2,479 (MM)
CNN.com – 2,250 (MM)
FOX News operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOXNews.com and the soon to launch OTT platform, Fox Nation. FOX News also produces FOX News Sunday on FOX Broadcasting Company and FOX News Edge. A top five-cable network, FNC has been the most watched news channel in the country for more than 16 years. According to a 2018 Research Intelligencer study by Brand Keys, FOX News ranks as the second most trusted television brand in the country. Additionally, a Suffolk University/USA Today survey states FOX News is the most trusted source for television news or commentary in the country, while a 2017 Gallup/Knight Foundation survey found that among Americans who could name an objective news source, FOX News is the top-cited outlet. FNC is available in 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape while routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.
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