Traffic jam

This, from Editor & Publisher, is a list of the 30 most-trafficked news websites’ in September, with percentage change from a year ago. Regardless of whether she helped or hindered John McCain’s campaign, it looks his choice of Sarah Palin was a boon for someone:

Add three zeroes to give you totals in millions.

NYTimes.com — 20,068 — 37%
washingtonpost.com — 12,956 — 43%
USATODAY.com — 11,439 — 33%
LA Times — 10,022 — 102%
Wall Street Journal Online — 9,047 — 94%

Boston.com — 8,610 — 122%
SFGate.com/San Francisco Chronicle — 5,129 — 18%
New York Post — 4,815 — 98%
Politico — 4,605 — 219%
Chicago Tribune — 4,558 — 46%

Daily News Online Edition — 4,439 — 56%
DallasNews.com – The Dallas Morning News — 3,777 — 115%
Chicago Sun-Times — 3,676 — 64%
The Houston Chronicle — 3,396 — 51%
Newsday — 3,051 — 13%

International Herald Tribune — 2,940 — 121%
The Washington Times — 2,410 — 78%
Philly.com — 2,332 — 73%
The Seattle Times — 2,256 — 22%
Anchorage Daily News* — 2,190 — 928%

Atlanta Journal-Constitution — 2,180 — 14%
Boston Herald — 2,153 — 118%
Baltimore Sun — 2,136 — 30%
Star Tribune — 2,134 — 50%
NJ.com — 2,086 — 70%

Seattle Post-Intelligencer — 2,070 — 17%
Detroit Free Press — 1,994 — 62%
MercuryNews.com — 1,964 — 64%
MiamiHerald.com — 1,895 — 64%
Village Voice Media — 1,745 — (-13%)

*Estimate percent change calculated on small sample size; subject to increased statistical variability.

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One response to “Traffic jam

  1. Ha! Fifteen minutes… and a billion hits.

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