College Media / industry news

Traffic stats via compete.com

Apropos of nothing, I created this graph at compete.com comparing site traffic for five major daily college newspapers – one from the southwest, one from the west, one from the midwest, one from the southwest and one from the northeast.

It’s a fun exercise, although there’s no telling how accurate the data is. Anyway, if you want to check out your site’s perceived traffic and how it stacks up against other college newspapers, check compete.com.

For comparison, here’s a graph of dennews.com and northernstar.info. Notice the huge spike in traffic for the Northern Star after the campus shootings last year.