See how the popularity of these sites compare on Google trends. And guess who’s on top?

digg    slashdot   

Slashdot, the Web’s Largest Technology Lifestyle and News Site, Launches Political News and Commentary Section
Market Wire (press release) – Oct 5 2004   
The Diminishing Slashdot Effect
WebProNews – Mar 2 2005   
RSS Use to Increase Dramatically, Slashdot(R) Survey Shows
Market Wire (press release) – Mar 22 2005   
Oh, the E911 ruling free-for-all on Slashdot!
ZDNet – May 23 2005   
The most insightful Slashdot post I’ve ever read
ZDNet – Jun 14 2005   
Slashdot, Digg, And All That Traffic
WebProNews – Jan 13 2006