This is a major milestone for us. With the many options available for consumers online...we are honored to be the number one digital news site that people are visiting for the latest political news. - Christopher Ruddy, CEO of Newsmax Media
West Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) May 11, 2013
Newsmax Media (http://www.newsmax.com), a leading independent publisher, has announced that its flagship website, Newsmax.com, has reached the number one position in comScore’s News/Politics category. Of the 61 million Americans seeking political news information using all digital platforms, over 13 million monthly unique visitors turned to Newsmax.com’s political sites, exceeding such competitors as HuffPost Politics and Fox News Politics with these recent March numbers.
According to a comScore March report released recently on the websites in the News/Politics category, Newsmax received 13.3 million monthly unique visitors in March, up from 10.5 million the previous month. HuffPost Politics received 12.8 million monthly unique visitors and Fox News Politics received 11.1 million monthly unique visitors in March, respectively.
Following these in March was NBC News.com Politics at 9 million monthly unique visitors, CNN Politics at 7.8 million monthly unique visitors, Current TV at 5.6 million monthly unique visitors, Politco.com at 5.2 million monthly unique visitors, The Economist Group at 4.9 million monthly unique visitors, The Hill.com at 2.8 million monthly unique visitors and Mother Jones.com at 1.7 million monthly unique visitors.
“This is a major milestone for us," said Christopher Ruddy, CEO of Newsmax Media. "With the many options available for consumers online, on smartphones and on tablets, we are honored to be the number one digital news site that people are visiting for the latest political news.”
These new metrics from comScore represent Newsmax’s total multi-platform numbers, including online, tablets and mobile phone views and users.
About Newsmax Media
America’s most influential online media outlets. The company is best known for Newsmax.com with over 13 million monthly unique visitors and 5 million opt-in email subscribers. Described by the New York Times as a “potent force” in American politics, Newsmax also has approximately one million paid subscribers to 17 online/print health and financial newsletters and the company’s print monthly magazine.