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May 2019 Digital News Rankings

2 minute read | June 2019

Sydney, Australia, 18 June 2019: Today Nielsen has released to market the May 2019 Digital Content Ratings tagged data news rankings.

The latest insights revealed that due to election voting day (18 May 2019) adult Australians accessing news entities saw an uplift across total time spent (+78%) when compared to an average of the previous four Saturdays.*

* Source: Nielsen Digital Content Ratings, Daily Tagged ,April (13,20, 27), May(11,18), Current Events and Global News Sub-Category, Text, People 18+, Census.

MONTHLY NEWS RANKINGS was the top news entity in terms of highest unique audience (10.3 million). It was followed by ABC News Websites (10.2 million). In third place was (8.2 million), followed by (8.0 million).  

Next in the Nielsen news rankings was Daily Mail Australia (5.4 million), followed by The Guardian (5.3 million) in sixth position.

In seventh position was Australian Community Media Network (3.7 million), previously known as Fairfax Digital Regional Network. This was followed by The Age with a unique audience of 3.6 million. In ninth place was Yahoo! (3.1 million), followed by The Daily Telegraph (2.7 million).

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