In the competitive world, it is very important to stay updates with the events and news happening in our surroundings and in the world. But with increasing competition, people are getting busier in their schedules. It becomes very difficult to make time even for the smallest thing like reading newspaper. In this case, internet comes handy.
With the help of internet we can access many websites from our laptops and Smartphone while moving from one place to another. But there are hundreds of websites to choose from. That is why we are listing 10 best websites which will provide all the important media news and will save the precious time and energy of the reader. These 10 websites are listed as follows:
Checkout the top 10 Most Popular & Best Media News Websites in 2017-2018
10. The Guardian: www.theguardian.com
Is a highly popular and one of the oldest British English newspaper owned by the Guardian Media Group. It was founded in 5 May 1821 by John Edward Taylor. It offers two international online websites by the name: Guardian Australia and Guardian US founded in the year 2013 and 2011 respectively. As per 2014 data, its online edition/ website is the fifth most read and visited website in the world. Only in Britain, more than 9 million readers have its copy (print and online editions) on a daily basis. It has been named as the ‘Newspaper of the Year’ for four times. The newspaper publishes all their news online and provides free access to its readers to current news and archive of 3 million stories. On an average, 8.2 million reads visit the websites on monthly basis. The Guardian has also launched various new web shows including ‘Thinkfluencer’ and interesting features like ‘Comment is free’ on its website to offer something new to its readers. It’s got 193 ranking in eBizMBA, 103 in Quantcast rank and 148 in Alexa rank.
9. Washington Post: www.washingtonpost.com
Is an American daily newspaper. It was started in the year 1877 with the slogan ‘Democracy dies in Darkness’. It is the oldest newspaper to be circulated in the U.S. Its main concern is national politics. It has won 47 Pulitzer awards and 368 White House News Photographers Association awards. It’s been the most visited media website of U.S. Its different rankings are as follows: 181 in eBizMBA rank, 75 in Quantcast Rank and 305 in Alexa ranking.
8. Mail Online: www.mailonline.com
It is also known by the name: Dailymail. It is a commercial website of the newspaper- Daily Mail, a British newspaper launched in 2003. It is English language website owned by Daily Mail and General Trust. With more than 11.34 million visitors in 2014, it became the most visited English website in the world. More than 70% traffic comes from USA. It has international visitors due to which it has introduced separate homepages for different countries like India, Australia, USA and UK. Most of the content is produced exclusively for the online portal and are not printed in the Daily Mail newspaper. Mail online is at no.144 in eBizMBA, 219 IN Quantcast ranking and 97 in Alex rank.
7. NBC News: www.nbcnews.com
It is a news website owned by NBC Universal. In the history of American television broadcast- NBC was the first news program to be aired on 21 February, 1940. The website was launched in 1996 with a partnership between Microsoft and NBC Universal. This website offers rare historic footage from the NBC archive. The footage covers the lifetime of 70 years of existence of NBC news. In 2009, NBC News was ranked first in U.S. As of 2014, NBC News was among the most popular news websites ranking with 7th position. Its current rating in various ranks is: 125 in eBizMBA, 23 in Quantcast rank and 307 in Alexa rank.
6. Fox News: www.foxnews.com
Fox News is an American news and talk program available on web application of the Fox Web Channel. This website has a partnership with RelCleaPolitics.com due to which its main focus is Politics. It was launched in august 28, 2006. The website has different programs for the weekday and weekend. Fox news website ranks at no. 93 in eBizMBA, 46 in Quantcast rank and 162 in Alexa rank.
5. New York Times: www.newyorktimes.com
As the name indicates, it is an American online news aggregator owned by the New York Times. The New York Times newspaper was launched in 1851 by the New York Time Company. This newspaper has won 122 Pulitzer prizes, maximum awards won by any newspaper till date. The online site was launched much later in 21st century. The newspaper and online site holds a strong position in the market even after so many new companies have entered the online market segment. The recent rating of New York Times is as follows: 88 in eBizMBA, 54 in Quantcast rank and 125 in Alexa Rank.
4. CNN: www.cnn.com
Is an American news channel founded by ted turner in 1980. It was the first channel to provide 24 hour news coverage. It is available in more than 100 million household in USA. CNN.Com was ranked third among the best global news sites in April 2009 according to Neilsen ratings. Its other recent ratings are: 63 in eBizMBA, 90 in Quantcast Rank and 57 in Alexa rank.
3. Huffington Post: www.huffingtonpost.com
Is another American company famous for offering local and international editions. This new site offers news on politics, along with satire, columns, blogs and articles covering many fields like entertainment, business, lifestyle, sports, spiritual, comedy, health, environment etc. The Huffington Post was launched in 2005 as a liberal commentary outlet. In 2012, it was ranked no. 1 in the most popular political sites listed by eBizMBA rank. As per the reports of 1 May 2017- Huffington post ranks 38 in eBizMBA, 14 in Quantcast rank and 78 in Alexa rank.
2. Google News: www.googlenews.com
Is a commercial web application launched by Google to provide most appropriate and important news from the hundreds of websites. A year after Yahoo! News, Google launched this online news service in the year 2002. It is available in more than 35 languages. The ratings for Google News are: 35 in eBizMBA, 25 in Quantcast rank and 45 in Compete Rank. Alexa rating is not available for Google News.
1. Yahoo! News: www.yahoonews.com
Is another feature of Yahoo; a very famous search engine. Yahoo! News launched its 1st most-emailed page on the web in 2001. It was a creative and innovative idea of using computers. By 2011, the company established its news portal with many experienced journalist and a new Publishing platform. In the ear 2012, Alexa ranked Yahoo! News as one of the top news sites in the world. More than 175,000,000 people visit the website on monthly basis. 30 in eBizMBA and 30 in Quantcast rank. Alexa ranking is not yet updated.
The above mentioned media websites have been selected with utmost care and understanding to provide the best information to the readers. All these websites are known for providing the purest information about the events and news happening in and around the world. No unnecessary information, advertisements, pop-up links and imaginary information is available on the websites. These 10 websites were selected from the survey conducted by eBizMBA Ranking Company.