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NYTimes.Com Back To Being A Popular Website

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After falling to an abysmal 7th place in December, NYTimes.com climbed back to spots last month in the Nielsen ratings of current events websites. The site has still seen a 5.2 percent decrease in total unique visitors from the same month last year, which surprisingly follows the trend of the top 5 most popular sites, all which saw declines in readership. CNN Digital Networks — which made it to the #1 slot for January after overtaking Yahoo News — actually saw a bigger year-to-year decrease than it’s competitor: 2.5 compared it 1.2 percent. And here we thought everyone was reading news on the Internet these days.

Below a list of the Top 10 most popular sites, and their unique visitors over a year-to-year comparison.

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CNN Digital Network — 40,627,000 — (-2.5%)
Yahoo! News — 39,996,000 — (-1.2%)
MSNBC Digital Network — 37,006,000 — (-17.5%)
AOL News — 22,362,000 — (-3.0%)
NYTimes.com — 20,471,000 — (-5.2%)
Fox News Digital Network — 17,523,000 — 12.4%
Tribune Newspapers — 16,124,000 — (-10.0%)
Google News — 16,020,000 — 16.1%
ABCNEWS Digital Network — 15,725,000 — 23.1%
Gannett Newspapers and Newspaper Division — 12,745,000 — (-7.4%)

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