It’s a new world; one where the old media must merge with new media to survive and thrive. It’s important for newspapers to get with the social program by sharing, messaging, interacting, etc. That’s why we’ve assembled a list of the year’s most social American newspapers.
To determine which newspapers deserve to be on the list, we determined to focus on a newspaper’s central social media accounts only, leaving out additional accounts that may cater to specific sections or star writers. We analyzed the number of Twitter followers, tweets, and Facebook fans, combining the data together to form one ranking number. If the newspaper gave social media a prime presence on its homepage, it gained three or five bonus points, depending on the prominence given.
So without further ado: Continue reading ‘The Top Ten Most Social Newspapers: 2009′