Thursday, August 2, 2007

Newspapers gain online readers, time reading

About four in ten Internet users visited newspaper web sites during the second quarter of 2007, according to new data from Nielsen ratings -- a 7.7% increase from 2006.

Plus, the time online visitors spent on the newspaper sites is up, too.

Bottom line: 59 million people visited newspaper web sites.

Here's Helen Leggatt's summary of the news, from --