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Where to from Google News

May 29, 2007

Two weeks ago, Google News fell behind Digg.com in share of UK visits to News and Media websites. Yahoo! News UK & Ireland ranks at #4, Digg.com at #6 and Google News UK at #7 among News and Media websites.... Continue reading...

Posted by Heather Hopkins at 04:19 PM | (1) | (0)
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Competition 2.0 - Who Are Print Media Websites Competing With Online? News & Media Post 2 of 3

March 06, 2007

Saddam Hussein's execution - aired around the world through blogs and on YouTube - made YouTube a primary news source for millions of consumers. Newspapers were once the domain for breaking news, but often the medium and time constraints prevent... Continue reading...

Posted by Heather Hopkins at 04:34 PM | (1) | (2)
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Fastest Growing News & Media Websites: Digg.com & Print - News & Media Post 1 of 3

February 27, 2007

In a series of three three posts, I will present some of the key findings from our forthcoming Hitwise UK Online News and Media report (request copy of report here). This first post will discuss the growth in visits to... Continue reading...

Posted by Heather Hopkins at 02:09 PM | (8) | (0)
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Polonium 210 and Thallium Searches Soar Following Tragic Death of Alexander Litvinenko

November 27, 2006

Over the weekend, our conversations with friends were dominated by talk of the tragic death last week of Alexander Litvinenko. The story keeps getting murkier and seems to be straight from a Bond film. The former Russian spy, who was... Continue reading...

Posted by Heather Hopkins at 06:16 PM | (0)
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Google News versus Digg

November 15, 2006

I am a regular listener of the Daily SearchCast and yesterday's episode was particularly good. Danny Sullivan and Dave Naylor make a killer combination for good laughs, excellent rants and, of course, search industry news. Yesterday, Danny talked through a... Continue reading...

Posted by Heather Hopkins at 11:53 AM | (0)
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What are 18 to 34 Year Olds Doing Online? Managing Content to Your Target Market

September 05, 2006

This week saw the launch of yet another afternoon freesheet in London and battle calls are being waged online by London Lite and the paper's online presence at This is London and NewsCorp's thelondonpaper. These papers are thought largely to... Continue reading...

Posted by Heather Hopkins at 05:35 PM | (2) | (0)
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