The specialists from the research agency Nielsen Online analyzed the results of attendance of the electronic versions of ten major U. S. newspapers and found that on-line versions of these publications are very bright prospects.
The number of unique visitors in December 2008 increased by 40, 1 million compared to the same period in 2007. Of the 10 most popular in the United States, online newspapers, nine attendance is steadily growing. For example, the results for December 2008, New York Times notes the growth of 6% and 18, 2 million unique visitors, The Washington Post - 12%, and 9, 5 million, USA Today - 15% and 11 4 million
Interestingly, the study was published just at the moment when the world once again began to talk about the problems of print media, is now due to financial crisis. According to analysts Nielsen Online, growing audience online newspapers could lead to some publications can opt out of the release paper and will be alive to face the crisis being only the online versions.