The top 10 journalists on Twitter
Anderson Cooper tops the list with 4,613,769 followers
According to a list released a few days ago by MuckRack.com, Anderson Cooper - the American TV journalist and host of namesake show Anderson Cooper 360° - is the most followed journalist on Twitter. With over 4 million followers, Cooper beat Piers Morgan who took second place with 3,889,204 followers.
Third on the list is Rachel Maddow with 2,793,462 followers, followed by Adam Schefter and Larry King in fifth place with 2,463,758 followers.
The New York Times also took the lead for the most tweeting journalists on Twitter (502 in total) with Reuters growing their number of active Twitter journalists the most by more than doubling their figure from 2012 to 496 journalists in 2013.