Conservative News Sites TheBlaze, Washington Examiner See Big Traffic Gains as Breitbart Fades and ThinkProgress Dies

Comscore data shows the sites have posted their eighth straight month of year-over-year growth

The right-wing news sites TheBlaze, the Washington Examiner and the Washington Times each saw their eighth straight month of year-over-year traffic increases in August, according to Comscore data.

Blaze Media’s TheBlaze, founded by Glenn Beck, saw a 129% increase in unique visitors year-over-year last month, while the the Philip Anschutz-backed Washington Examiner jumped 119% and the Washington Times gained 35%, according to data compiled by Howard Polskin’s aggregation site TheRighting.

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Lindsey Ellefson

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