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New Techmeme Index Reveals Clout of Individual Reporters

There's a cool new way to measure the influence of top tech reporters and the sites they work for. Techmeme last month augmented its Leaderboard to reflect how frequently a reporter's work is linked to by other sites and cited in social media posts. Who's atop today's list? Mark Gurman. Know him? (He's got zero followers on LinkedIn so no one on there knows him.)

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