Yahoo and Google News are truly behemoths in news aggregation on the Web. All these statistics are based on Alexa data (so accuracy may vary) but Google News has 5 to 10 times the reach of MSNBC, the Guardian UK, the New York Times and Digg (Yahoo News is similar). Click to enlarge the images.
If you take Google News out, you can see that Digg has greater reach with Alexa users than other news Web sites including the New York Times.
In the technology space, Digg and News.com are more widely read by Alexa users than Slashdot, Engadget or TechCrunch:
Now you can read Paul's take on why you should ignore Alexa stats:
Josh Pigford, the creator of The Apple Blog, has posted an extremely well-written rant of sorts regarding the major flaw with Alexa website traffic statistics. Alexa is a serviced owned by Amazon that provides website traffic statistics based on information collected from web surfers with the Alexa toolbar installed. The problem is that the Alexa toolbar only runs on Internet Explorer on Windows machines, effectively voiding every single alternative browser and Mac user.