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
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)
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.