More data on how readers use news sites, along with traffic figs from Nielsen Online – here. It reported a 16 percent YoY increase in unique visitors to the top 10 newspaper Web sites, with NYTimes.com the number one with 18.2 million unique visitors. USATODAY.com and washingtonpost.com took the No. 2 and No. 3 spots. “Not only are more people visiting newspaper Web sites, but they are also visiting these sites more often than they were a year ago,” says Nielsen.
Nielsen says US news traffic up