CNNMoney Affirms Position as a Top Five Financial News Destination
August 25th, 2015
09:36 AM ET

CNNMoney Affirms Position as a Top Five Financial News Destination

CNNMoney settled firmly into the Top Five ranking of financial news destinations in July 2015 with its best month on record across platforms.

Continuing its streak of month-over-month growth, CNNMoney saw record numbers in visitors, engagement and video in July. Coming on the heels of the one-year anniversary of CNN’s full acquisition of CNNMoney, the investment in video and social teams, tools and resources is paying off.

In July 2015, CNNMoney saw records in**:

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CNN Leads All Competitors in Digital Video for Third Straight Month
August 20th, 2015
10:18 AM ET

CNN Leads All Competitors in Digital Video for Third Straight Month

Wins Video Streams, Viewers and Minutes in July 2015

CNN.com extended its winning streak to a third month in July and cemented its position as the number one digital destination for news video.  With 194 million video streams, 19 million unique viewers and 1.3 billion minutes of video consumed for the month, CNN easily secured wins across the board and beat out Yahoo News, Buzzfeed and all competitors in the news and information category.  For the month of July 2015:

 CNN.com is #1 in Video Streams
For the third month in a row, CNN.com outperformed all competitors in video streams. CNN.com beat Yahoo News by 9 million streams and Buzzfeed by 63 million.

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Topics: CNN Digital • Ratings • Video
July 28th, 2015
03:07 PM ET

CNN Ranks 2nd in Cable News for 13th Consecutive Month

Only Cable News Net Up vs. a Year ago in All Four Dayparts;

cnn-logo-squarePosts Largest Growth in M-F Prime

New Day Beats Morning Joe for 13th Straight Month;

Joe Finishes Last in Cable News in Demo Again, Behind HLN and CNN

State of the Union with Jake Tapper is Up Double-Digits in Total Viewers

 CNN Original Series Post Strong Ratings this Month

CNN’s momentum continued in July, with the network showing strength, stability and growth across the board.  For the 13th straight month, CNN ranked second in cable news in Total Day among both total viewers and the 25-54 demo rating. The network has now ranked #2 in primetime (M-Su/M-F) for the past 13 months in the coveted adults 25-54 demographic. This represents the longest streak across these dayparts and demos in more than seven years.

CNN is the only news network to grow from year-ago levels in all four key dayparts among both total viewers and the demo 25-54. The network is posting the largest growth in cable news in M-Su prime in the key demo 25-54 and the largest increases in M-F primetime in both demos.  CNN is also registering the largest and only double-digit growth in daytime (9a-4p) among 25-54. FULL POST


Topics: CNN • Ratings
CNNMoney Marks First Anniversary with Record Growth & Expansion
July 28th, 2015
09:47 AM ET

CNNMoney Marks First Anniversary with Record Growth & Expansion

The one-year anniversary of CNN’s full acquisition of CNNMoney was marked by double and triple-digit percentage growth across all key traffic metrics.

Since its split from Time Inc. in June of 2014, CNNMoney debuted a refreshed site, new mobile app and new verticals.  CNN also invested heavily in CNNMoney’s video and social teams, tools and resources.  The success of these advancements is evident in the network’s record traffic and new rank as one of the Web’s top five financial news destinations.

Compared to June 2014, CNNMoney posted enormous gains across the board:

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Topics: CNN • CNN Digital Press Releases • CNNMoney • Ratings
CNN Politics #1 for Four Straight Months
July 22nd, 2015
11:29 AM ET

CNN Politics #1 for Four Straight Months

Top Political News Site Sees Double Digit Growth in June

CNN Politics solidified its position as the Web’s top destination for political news and information in June by outperforming all competitors for the fourth month running. Since March of 2015, CNN Politics has dominated its category in multiplatform unique visitors, views and video starts. Strengthening its lead over Vox.com, HuffPost Politics, Fox News Politics and Politico.com, CNN Politics became the top site for mobile unique visitors in May and maintained its position in June.  

In a historic month that saw landmark cases from the Supreme Court, a nationwide debate over the Confederate Flag and the lead up to a nuclear deal in Iran, CNN Politics posted double-digit growth across the board:

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CNN Video Tops All Competitors, Posts Highest Month on Record
July 21st, 2015
12:02 PM ET

CNN Video Tops All Competitors, Posts Highest Month on Record

CNN.com Holds Number One Spot in Digital Video for Two Straight Months

With 212 million video streams in June, CNN.com posted its highest month ever and topped every competitor in the news category.  The two-month winning streak places CNN ahead of Buzzfeed and Yahoo News, making CNN.com the undisputed news leader in digital video.  The wins reflect the network’s heavy investment and prioritization of premium, digital-first video – from CNN Digital Studios’ original series and short films to its global newsgathering efforts.

For the month on June 2015:

CNN.com is #1 in Video Streams

For the second month in a row CNN.com outperformed all competitors in video streams, earning 60mm more than Buzzfeed and 77mm more than Yahoo News. FULL POST


Topics: CNN Digital • Ratings • Video
June 30th, 2015
04:05 PM ET

IN Q2, CNN IS #1 ON WEEKENDS RANKS A SOLID #2 IN WEEKDAY CABLE NEWS, WITH DOUBLE DIGIT GROWTH ACROSS THE BOARD

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 Network Posts Largest Quarterly Lead Over MSNBC in Primetime in Nearly Nine Years

CNN’s New Day Beats MSNBC’s Morning Joe for Fourth Straight Quarter; The Lead has Most Growth in Cable News; CNN Tonight Tops MSNBC in Total Viewers for the First Time Since 2Q-2013

MSNBC Hits Quarterly Lows Dating Back at Least 10 Years;

Fox News Registers Ratings Lows Since Before 9/11/01

CNN Original Series and Films Post Strong Ratings this Quarter

CNN’s competitive ratings performance and momentum continued this quarter with the network ranking #1 on weekends in both Total Day and Primetime in the demo 25-54 and a solid #2 in weekday cable across all dayparts (Total day, M-Su/M-F primetime and daytime), up significantly from year-ago levels while posting the largest growth in cable news. CNN has now beaten MSNBC in Total Day for the fifth straight quarter among both total viewers and 25-54 demo.  In primetime, CNN also posted its largest quarterly advantage over MSNBC in nearly nine years among 25-54 (M-Su prime +50% since 3Q-06). FULL POST


Topics: CNN • Ratings
CNN Politics Extends Winning Streak: 3 Straight Months as #1
June 17th, 2015
09:48 AM ET

CNN Politics Extends Winning Streak: 3 Straight Months as #1

CNN Politics Extends Winning Streak: 3 Straight Months as the Web’s #1 Political News Destination
Dominance Expands to Mobile in May 2015 

The CNN Politics team held onto its leadership position in May 2015, topping all political news competitors online in multiplatform unique visitors, views and video starts – a three-month streak that began in March of this year. CNN Politics also claimed from Vox.com the number one spot in mobile unique visitors for the month, extending its digital dominance across platforms.  

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CNN Politics Continues Streak as #1 Political News Destination Online
May 18th, 2015
01:09 PM ET

CNN Politics Continues Streak as #1 Political News Destination Online

April 2015 marked the second month in a row that CNN Politics ranked as the number one political news destination online, growing in unique visitors from the month prior. 

As the 2016 field of candidates grew and the United Kingdom elected a new Prime Minister, users continued to turn to CNN for breaking news, enterprise analysis and unbiased coverage of politics around the globe. Once again outranking all digital political competitors, CNN Politics maintained its number one ranking in multiplatform unique visitors, views and video starts.

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May 15th, 2015
01:14 PM ET

CNNMoney Reports Best Month on Record in Multiplatform Traffic

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April 2015 marked CNNMoney’s best month on record, with more than 22 million unique visitors and 26.1 million video views.

CNNMoney outperformed the Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg, cementing its position as a Top Five financial news destination

After launching a refreshed website earlier this year, Ed O’Keefe, Vice President of CNNMoney and CNN Politics and Lex Haris, Executive Editor of CNNMoney, proclaimed a renewed commitment to deliver simple, smart and relevant news through ambitious journalism. The result is evident through huge gains in digital traffic.

In the month of April 2015**:

  • CNNMoney delivered 22.3 million digital multi-platform unique visitors, the highest total on record for the property.
  • Visitors spent 356 million minutes on CNNMoney properties, the highest multi-platform total on record.
  • CNNMoney mobile (app + mobile web) delivered 12 million unique visitors in April, the highest total on record.
  • Visitors to CNNMoney.com watched 32 million videos in April, up +248% vs. prior year.

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