The two listings that accompany this article provide the titles of the 100 most-read articles we posted on our website last year. Since the articles in our print magazine also appeared on our website along with those articles written exclusively for our Online News Service, an analysis of online readers' click statistics gave us insights into what news events captured your attention. (NU's Most-Read Articles Of 2010: 1-50, 51-100.)
Topping the list, an article titled "Agents Provide Little Joy, Customer Survey Finds" was the most popular by a wide margin. In fact, the article was read three-times as often as the average article among the remaining 99 titles.
An Aug. 23, 2010 article did not describe one of the many actual natural catastrophes that occurred in 2010 but warned of a potential one instead.
"The San Andreas fault has rumbled much more frequently over the last 700 years than commonly believed, and the next major earthquake could happen soon," we reported, citing researchers at the University of California-Irvine.