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Understanding Social Media in Journalism Practice: A Typology

Overview of attention for article published in Digital Journalism, June 2022
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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 (86th percentile)
  • Average Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source

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1 blog
twitter
7 tweeters

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Title
Understanding Social Media in Journalism Practice: A Typology
Published in
Digital Journalism, June 2022
DOI 10.1080/21670811.2022.2086594
Authors

Muhammad Fahad Humayun, Patrick Ferrucci

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 5 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 2 40%
Student > Master 1 20%
Researcher 1 20%
Unknown 1 20%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 3 60%
Arts and Humanities 1 20%
Unknown 1 20%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 12. 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 01 July 2022.
All research outputs
#2,420,373
of 21,691,316 outputs
Outputs from Digital Journalism
#336
of 750 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#41,676
of 306,963 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Digital Journalism
#8
of 13 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 21,691,316 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done well and is in the 88th percentile: it's in the top 25% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 750 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 19.8. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 54% of its peers.
Older research outputs will score higher simply because they've had more time to accumulate mentions. To account for age we can compare this Altmetric Attention Score to the 306,963 tracked outputs that were published within six weeks on either side of this one in any source. This one has done well, scoring higher than 86% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 13 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one is in the 46th percentile – i.e., 46% of its contemporaries scored the same or lower than it.