Fourth Estate is George Mason University’s award-winning student-run convergence and news website. Easily accessible on both mobile and standard devices, Fourth Estate provides relevant information to students, faculty, alumni and the greater Mason community. 

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George Mason University offices and departments receive a 25% discount.

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In an average month, while Mason is in session:

  • We get 13,900 visits to the site with 26,800 pageviews.
  • Our average visitor sees 2 pages on each visit.
  • 19% of our traffic comes from direct visitors, while another 31% comes organically from search results, the remaining 50% from referral traffic.
  • 34% of visitors are on a George Mason University campus when they visit our site.
  • Nearly 70% of visitors come from the state of Virginia.
  • All together DC, Virginia and Maryland account for 76% of our traffic.


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