Top 10 Daily Beast Staffers on Twitter

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The Daily Beast is known for quick-reads, well-reported world news stories and left-leaning opinion pieces. The site was launched in 2008 and was merged with Newsweek from 2010 to 2013. Get to know the writers at Daily Beast with the biggest following on Twitter. This week we take a look at the top 10 Daily Beast staffers on Twitter, ranked by number of followers. Using Cision’s media database, we compiled our list based on Cision’s proprietary research. Follower counts were pulled on February 1, 2017, and may change over time.

1. Goldie Taylor – Editor at Large – 110,186


2. Michael Weiss – Senior Editor – 72,310


3. Noah Shachtman – Executive Editor – 66,431


4. Erin Gloria Ryan – Senior Editor – 66,094


5. Mike Barnicle – Columnist – 63,087


6. Dean Obediallah – Columnist – 48,815


7. Betsy Woodruff – Political Reporter – 38,458


8. John Avlon – Editor in Chief – 35,311


9. David Cay Johnston – Columnist – 32,207


10. Marlow Stern – Senior Entertainment Editor – 26,594

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