Johnston Press is biggest regional online publisher

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JOHNSTON Press, parent company of the Rutland and Stamford Mercury, Rutland Times, The Local and many other newspapers is now the biggest and fastest-growing regional online publisher.

Latest figures from the Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) show our websites attracted a total of 560,721 browsers on average every day during the first half of 2012 – an increase in our digital audience of 29.3 per cent year on year.

Trinity Mirror recorded a 14.9 per cent increase (538,152 average daily unique browsers), Northcliffe 6.3 per cent (347,319) and Newsquest 9.4 per cent (499,292).

Some 10 million visitors a month come to the Johnston Press network and the audience on mobile has doubled from one million last December to more than two million by