The 51 D.C. journalists with the most Klout
If Twitter is a popularity contest, then Klout is the judge. Using an algorithm that factors "true reach," "amplification," and "network impact," the website assigns every tweep a score, on a scale of 1 to 100. It's not perfect, but nonetheless, here's how Klout scored notable members of D.C.'s press corps.
Erik Wemple: 53
This media blogger for the Washington Post (and former editor-in-chief of TBD and City Paper) loves "family, journalism, pushups." Sample tweet: ""Leaving social issues/HPV/immigration/death penalty off the table removes many opportunities for debate zingers." Followers: 2,308