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Does Your News Skew Male or Female?

Image from: Odua Images / Shutterstock If you are anything like me you usually get your news from a variety of different sources. As a frequent reader of the NYTimes, BBC and the Boston Globe I don’t have one go to news source. Looking at Compete.com Industry Category > News and Media > News: World, we can see the top 20 sites for world news are: Looking further I compared

Good News for Online News: 6 Out Of 10 Online Users Visited World News Websites In July

Guess what? Americans are actually staying up to date with the news! The hardcopy days of news may be close to over, but if there is any indicator of the market for online news, Compete.com’s July data is certainly a starting point. Up 6.3% in July from June, our World News category of sites now attract over 100M unique visitors monthly through both continuous news and breaking stories that spike

Liberals vs. Conservatives on the Web

A few weeks ago, Jon Stewart did a segment about the News of the World phone hacking scandal and how media companies owned by Rupert Murdoch (e.g. Fox News) downplayed the relevancy of the story.  This wasn’t the Daily Show’s first attempt at making news of the news industry (and probably not the last), but it got me thinking about the audience for Stewart’s show vs. the Fox audience.  More

Compete Releases Ranking of Top 50 Websites for April 2011

NYTimes.com Declined in First Full Month With Paywall; Daily Deal Sites Continue to Thrive BOSTON, MA–(Marketwire) - Compete, a Kantar Media company, today released its ranking of the top 50 websites for April 2011. Notable changes during the month included NYTimes.com, which saw unique visitors (UVs) decline during its first full month behind a paywall. Elsewhere on the list, daily deal sites thrived and video site Ustream.tv climbed more than 200

The Weekly Compete Pulse

Ah the first warm weekend of the spring is finally here. I hope you’re reading this blog post outside in the sun. To entertain and inform you during your breaks from yard work and spring cleaning, here are some links to some of this week’s news articles that we read and found interesting for online marketers. Now that the news around Quora has slowed down, it’s about time to evaluate