New York Times receives 5.9 million March page views from RSS

The New York Times issued a press release yesterday about the growth of its online readership. RSS feeds generated by The New York Times generated 5.9 million pageviews on in March, an increase of 39% from February and a 342% increase from March 2004.

The New York Times serves advertisements on each page and generates a significant amount of additional revenue by producing RSS feeds of its content.