Newspapers on Twitter – Most Retweeted Newspaper Twitter Accounts

It is no news that old media has constantly looked to new media for their own survival. And Twitter with all its hype about catering to real-time web is being increasingly used to break news. Here is the list of top ten newspaper twitter accounts and their followers sorted by the number of retweets.

1. The New York Times : 1,856,482
2. Atlanta Journal Constitution : 5,592
3. Los Angeles Times : 38,845
4. The Wall Street Journal : 91,763
5. Nicholas Kristof : 613,280
6. USA Today : 27,624
7. Austin American Statesman : 13,673
8. The Washington Post : 31,354
9. The Big Picture : 4,436
10. The Detroit News : 8,031

Please note, the follower count could be a little out dated as that is as of September 2009

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