Newspaper websites in the top 25 markets continue to experience rapid growth, reaching 83.7 million unique visitors in April, up 10 percent from March, and 15 percent from January, according to data from comScore released by the Newspaper National Network.
The report found newspaper websites have more traffic and page views than competitors like CNN.com and AOL News.
"Newspaper websites delivered 2 Billion Page Views in the top 25 markets in April, a new record," said Jason E. Klein, President and CEO of the Newspaper National Network.
"When compared to the Huffington Post, newspaper sites in the top 25 markets delivered more than five times the page views and more than four times the unique visitors."
Newspaper websites in the top 10 markets saw even stronger growth in April with unique visitors up 13 percent and pageviews up 21 percent.
Local newspaper websites ranked first among all sources for trustworthiness, credibility and being the most informative place to find local content of all types, according to a February survey conducted by comScore for the Newspaper Association of America.