Seven of the top 20 news Web sites or groups in the U.S. during June were affiliated with newspapers, according to audience statistics from Nielsen//NetRatings. The top sites in Nielsen//NetRatings’ Current Events & Global News category were CNN, Yahoo! News, MSNBC, AOL News & Weather, and Gannett Newspapers (excluding USA Today). Three individual newspaper sites were in the top 20: NYTimes.com, USAToday.com and washingtonpost.com. Newspaper chains on the list included Gannett Co. Inc., Knight Ridder, The New York Times Co., Tribune Co., and Hearst Corp.