There’s a perception — often repeated — that “new” media is sweeping away “legacy” media online. But a quick perusal of the Alexa page rank system reveals that, on the contary, it is traditional media that has colonised the top spots. The following list was taken from Alexa this morning. I’ve stripped out all social media sites, supermarkets and anyone else that doesn’t generate its own content. Start-ups like Buzzfeed are yet to be seen in the top ten.
See for yourself here: <A HREF=”http://www.alexa.com/topsites/countries/GB”>http://www.alexa.com/topsites/countries/GB”>Alexa Top Sites in United Kingdom</A>
4. Mail online
5. The Guardian
6. The Torygraph