Nielsen Online has released new data indicating the top 10 newspaper Web sites in the U.S. continued relatively strong growth in 2008. Year-over-year, the top 10 sites experienced 16-per-cent growth in the period ending December 2008.
The New York Times, with 18.1 million unique visitors, is the top site in the country, but its growth was a slightly flat six per cent in the year. USA Today (11.5m) and Washington Post (9.2m) were second and third.
The New York Daily News doubled its UVs, while Boston.com was off six per cent in the top 10.