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TBD, October 12, 2011

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.

Mark Wilkins: 52

Also known as "Marky Mark," @DCCelebrity calls itself "Washington DC's Premier Celebrity Events and Sightings Twitter Account." Sample tweet: "My Big Fat Greek Wedding star Nia Vardalos was spotted at Washington Dulles Airport this evening." Followers: 3,073