FOX News Digital finished the month of April beating CNN.com in multi-platform views for the third month in a row, securing 1.6 billion total views, an eight percent increase over April 2018, according to Comscore. FOX News Digital continues to experience greater percentage growth year-over-year versus CNN.com in total UVs, total views and time spent*.
Additionally, FOX News Digital delivered a multi-platform unique audience of 102 million, a nine percent increase from April 2018, marking the fourth consecutive month surpassing 100 million multi-platform unique visitors. FOX News Digital also outperformed others in the competitive space in the number of multi-platform unique visitors, including NYTimes.com (93 million), WashingtonPost.com (82 million) and NBCNews.com (72 million).
April also marks the fifth month that the FOX News Mobile app surpassed the CNN Mobile app in unique visitors, securing 7.3 million compared to CNN’s 6.6 million, according to Comscore**.
For the seventh consecutive month, FOX News Digital continues to lead competitors in multi-platform minutes totaling 3.8 billion total minutes, a 42 percent increase year-over-year, once again beating CNN.com (2.9 billion)*.
FOX NEWS DIGITAL VS. CNN.COM*
Multi-Platform Total Views
FOX News Digital – 1,564,000,000 (up 8 percent vs. April 2018)
CNN.com – 1,466,000,000 (down 9 percent vs. April 2018)
Multi-Platform Total Minutes
FOX News Digital – 3,769,000,000 (up 42 percent vs. April 2018)
CNN.com – 2,888,000,000 (up 11 percent vs. April 2018)
Multi-Platform Unique Visitors
FOX News Digital – 101,589,000 (up 9 percent vs. April 2018)
CNN.com – 124,400,000 (up 1 percent vs. April 2018)
FOX News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service delivering breaking news as well as political and business news. The number one network in cable, FNC has been the most watched television news channel for 17 consecutive years. According to a 2019 Suffolk University poll, FOX News is the most trusted source for television news or commentary in the country while a 2019 Brand Keys Emotion Engagement Brand Analysis survey found that FOX News was the most trusted cable news brand. A 2017 Gallup/Knight Foundation survey also found that among Americans who could name an objective news source, FOX News is the top-cited outlet. Owned by FOX Corporation, FNC is available in nearly 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape, routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.
*Source: Comscore Media Metrix® Multi-Platform April 2019, Total Digital Audience, Custom-Defined List including Fox News Digital Network, CNN.com, NBCNews.com, ABCNews.com, CBSNews.com , WashingtonPost.com, NYTimes.com, HuffPost U.S., WSJ Online, Reuters.com, and USAToday.com. CNN Brand entity used prior to October 2018.
**Source: Comscore Mobile Metrix®, Mobile App Only, [FOX News Mobile App and CNN Mobile App], April 2018 vs. April 2019, U.S.