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Top Seven News Entities Ranking Remain Consistent For August 2017

     – news.com.au retains top place in Nielsen digital news rankings
– Top seven entities ranking remained consistent
– 13.5 million Australians engaging with Current Events & Global News

Sydney, Australia – 25 September 2017: Latest data released today by Nielsen revealed News.com.au retained the top position in Nielsen’s digital rankings with a unique audience of 5.6 million, despite a decrease of 5% compared to the previous month. With no month-on-month change to the ranking for the top seven news entities, News.com.au was followed by ABC News Websites (5.2 million, +11%), nine.com.au (4.3 million, -4%),  smh.com.au (4.0 million, -4%), Daily Mail (2.9 million, -7%), The Guardian (2.8 million, 0%) and Yahoo7 News Websites (2.8 million, +4%).

The Daily Telegraph (2.3 million, +1%) jumped from ninth to eighth place, followed by Herald Sun  (2.3 million, +2%) who jumped from tenth to ninth and BBC (2.3 million, -3%) who dropped from eighth to tenth, when compared with the previous month.

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