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Analytics-Driven Journalism? Editorial Metrics and the Reconfiguration of Online News Production Practices in African Newsrooms"

Overview of attention for article published in Digital Journalism, January 2019
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#38 of 552)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (95th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (85th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
5 news outlets
blogs
1 blog
twitter
10 tweeters
facebook
1 Facebook page

Citations

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16 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
29 Mendeley
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Title
Analytics-Driven Journalism? Editorial Metrics and the Reconfiguration of Online News Production Practices in African Newsrooms"
Published in
Digital Journalism, January 2019
DOI 10.1080/21670811.2018.1533788
Authors

Dumisani Moyo, Admire Mare, Trust Matsilele

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 29 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 7 24%
Researcher 4 14%
Student > Ph. D. Student 4 14%
Professor 4 14%
Student > Bachelor 3 10%
Other 5 17%
Unknown 2 7%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 15 52%
Arts and Humanities 7 24%
Philosophy 2 7%
Engineering 2 7%
Computer Science 1 3%
Other 1 3%
Unknown 1 3%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 50. 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 2020.
All research outputs
#498,320
of 16,920,965 outputs
Outputs from Digital Journalism
#38
of 552 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#18,744
of 391,751 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Digital Journalism
#4
of 21 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 16,920,965 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 97th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 552 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 17.1. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 93% of its peers.
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