NPR.org gets about 6.3 million unique visitors each week, according to a National Public Radio fact sheet. Alexa.com, which tracks website usage, estimates that NPR.org is the 126th most popular website in America in 2015.
National Public Radio has been airing news and talk shows since the 1970s. Recognizing the surge in popularity of multimedia programming and content delivery in the 2000s, NPR launched a website to complement its on-air programming. Visitors to NPR.org can stream staples such as "Morning Edition," "All Things Considered" and "Fresh Air," all updated daily and free of charge. NPR has explored multiple digital platforms to enhance user experience and utilized social media and a mobile app to deliver award-winning journalism. Additionally, NPR.org features exclusive blogs, commentary and podcasts covering a variety of topics, from food trends to astrophysics.