Top news sites on the Web: Yahoo! News, MSNBC, AOL News, CNN

In June 2006, Yahoo! News reached 31.2 mln unique visitors (one-third of all news visitors on the Web), followed by MSNBC, which captured 23.4 mln (one-Q) of those who visited General News sites in June 2006. AOL News rounded out the top three with 20.4 mln unique visitors in June 2006, reaching 22% of category visitors.

Top news sites in June 2006
Internet destination Audience, 000 Reach
Total Internet 172,907 N/A
General News 94,070 100%
Yahoo! News 31,186 33%
MSNBC 23,393 25%
AOL News 20,405 22%
CNN 19,891 21%
Internet Broadcasting 9,518 10%
The New York Times 8,593 9%
Tribune Newspapers 8,456 9%
Knight Ridder Digital 7,585 8%
ABCNews 7,533 8%
USA Today Sites 7,252 8%
Source: comScore