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“To Me, There’s Always a Bias”: Understanding the Public’s Folk Theories About Journalism

Overview of attention for article published in Journalism Studies, September 2021
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (89th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (85th percentile)

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24 tweeters
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1 Facebook page

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Title
“To Me, There’s Always a Bias”: Understanding the Public’s Folk Theories About Journalism
Published in
Journalism Studies, September 2021
DOI 10.1080/1461670x.2021.1979422
Authors

Tamar Wilner, Dominique A. Montiel Valle, Gina M. Masullo

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 14 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 6 43%
Researcher 3 21%
Student > Master 3 21%
Professor 1 7%
Lecturer > Senior Lecturer 1 7%
Other 0 0%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 10 71%
Arts and Humanities 3 21%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1 7%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 18. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 14 December 2021.
All research outputs
#1,465,230
of 19,998,134 outputs
Outputs from Journalism Studies
#171
of 1,041 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#34,635
of 346,116 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Journalism Studies
#6
of 34 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 19,998,134 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 92nd percentile: it's in the top 10% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 1,041 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 11.9. This one has done well, scoring higher than 83% of its peers.
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We're also able to compare this research output to 34 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has done well, scoring higher than 85% of its contemporaries.