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.
Mandy Jenkins: 78
Social news editor for the Huffington Post. Sample tweet: "Wait, people still use Blackberrys?" Followers: 2,985