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Digital watchdogs? Data reporting and the news media’s traditional ‘fourth estate’ function

Overview of attention for article published in Journalism, July 2015
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Title
Digital watchdogs? Data reporting and the news media’s traditional ‘fourth estate’ function
Published in
Journalism, July 2015
DOI 10.1177/1464884915593246
Authors

Tom Felle

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Poland 1 1%
Canada 1 1%
Brazil 1 1%
Unknown 73 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 15 20%
Student > Ph. D. Student 13 17%
Student > Doctoral Student 6 8%
Student > Bachelor 5 7%
Researcher 5 7%
Other 20 26%
Unknown 12 16%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 35 46%
Arts and Humanities 14 18%
Computer Science 8 11%
Earth and Planetary Sciences 2 3%
Psychology 1 1%
Other 3 4%
Unknown 13 17%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 1. 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 11 February 2016.
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#9,981,615
of 12,469,387 outputs
Outputs from Journalism
#747
of 812 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#159,715
of 232,004 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Journalism
#22
of 22 outputs
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