FOX News Digital Marks 14th Straight Month as Leader in Multiplatform Total Minutes over CNN.com
For 63 Uninterrupted Months, FOX News Remains the Number One Most-Engaged News Brand on Social Channels
NEW YORK – December 16, 2019 — FOX News Digital finished the month of November reaching 1.6 billion multiplatform views, notching its 10th consecutive month surpassing CNN.com in total views. FOX News Digital marked its 14th straight month outpacing CNN.com in total minutes, according to Comscore.* FOX News Digital secured 1.565 billion multi-platform views, (a 16 percent increase from November 2018) and 3.936 billion total minutes (a 13 percent increase from November 2018). FOX News Digital also finished at number one in the news competitive set, outpacing CNN.com (1.6 billion/3.1 billion), NYTimes.com (1.1 billion/1.1 billion) and WashingtonPost.com (399 million/1.1 billion) in total views and total minutes.*
In commenting on the performance increases across the month of November, FOX News Digital Editor-In-Chief Porter Berry said, “We are well on our way to marking our strongest year to date and I couldn’t be more proud of our strong team of journalists who continue to deliver quality and compelling news coverage to our dedicated audience.”
The month of November 2019 also saw FOX News Digital deliver approximately 101 million multiplatform unique visitors among the Desktop 2+ and Total Mobile 13+ universe, marking the 10th month this year with over 100 million unique visitors. The strong performance also helped drive FOX News Digital among the top news brands in the country ahead of WashingtonPost.com, NYTimes.com and USAToday.com in key measures like unique visitors, total views, and total minutes.*
For the 63rd consecutive month, FOX News continued to be the number one most-engaged news brand on social media in November with nearly 47 million interactions (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram), according to Socialbakers. November also marked FNC’s highest month ever of Instagram interactions and the 43rdconsecutive month as the number one most-engaged news entity, delivering a 45 percent increase compared to last year.**
Finally, for the 12th month in a row, the Fox News Mobile App surpassed the CNN Mobile App in Unique Visitors in November 2019, with 7.5 million versus CNN’s 6.7 million.***
Following FOX Business’ brand refresh earlier this year, FOXBusiness.com saw 18 million Unique Visitors in November 2019, up 55 percent compared to November 2018.*** With social media, FOX Business earned the number one spot in overall social engagement in the business news competitive set this month (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram combined) as well as ranking number one in social engagement on Facebook, up 49 percent over the prior year and number one in total Facebook interactions in our Business competitive set for 53 consecutive months, according to Socialbakers.
NOVEMBER 2019 FOX NEWS DIGITAL VS. CNN.COM
Multi-Platform Total Views
FOX News Digital – 1,565,000,000 (up 16 percent vs. November 2018)
CNN.com – 1,551,000,000 (down 3 percent vs. November 2018)
Multi-Platform Total Minutes
FOX News Digital – 3,936,000,000 (up 13 percent vs. November 2018)
CNN.com – 3,128,000,000 (up 2 percent vs. November 2018)
Multi-Platform Total Unique Visitors
FOX News Digital – 97,546,000 (up 7 percent vs. November 2018)
CNN.com – 116,910,000 (down 5 percent vs. November 2018)
FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOX News podcasts and the direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service FOX Nation. A top five-cable network, FNC has been the most watched television news channel for more than 17 consecutive years, while FBN has ranked as the number one business channel for the past two years. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.
*Source: Comscore Media Metrix® Multi-Platform, Total Digital Audience, Custom-Defined List including CNN.com, NBCNews.com, ABCNews.com, CBSNews.com, Fox News Digital Network, WashingtonPost.com, NYTimes.com, HuffPost U.S., Wall Street Journal Online, Reuters.com, and USAToday.com, November 2019, U.S.
***Source: Comscore Mobile Metrix®, Mobile App Only, [FOX News Mobile App and CNN Mobile App], November 2019, U.S.
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