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Taking Fact-Checks Literally But Not Seriously? The Effects of Journalistic Fact-Checking on Factual Beliefs and Candidate Favorability

Overview of attention for article published in Political Behavior, 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 (#13 of 611)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (90th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
15 news outlets
policy
1 policy source
twitter
95 tweeters
wikipedia
1 Wikipedia page

Citations

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40 Dimensions

Readers on

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99 Mendeley
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Title
Taking Fact-Checks Literally But Not Seriously? The Effects of Journalistic Fact-Checking on Factual Beliefs and Candidate Favorability
Published in
Political Behavior, January 2019
DOI 10.1007/s11109-019-09528-x
Authors

Brendan Nyhan, Ethan Porter, Jason Reifler, Thomas J. Wood

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 99 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 24 24%
Student > Master 17 17%
Researcher 10 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 8 8%
Student > Bachelor 5 5%
Other 24 24%
Unknown 11 11%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 49 49%
Psychology 12 12%
Arts and Humanities 4 4%
Linguistics 2 2%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 2 2%
Other 11 11%
Unknown 19 19%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 199. 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 December 2020.
All research outputs
#102,964
of 17,135,529 outputs
Outputs from Political Behavior
#13
of 611 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#3,085
of 342,716 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Political Behavior
#2
of 11 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 17,135,529 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 99th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 611 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 30.0. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 98% of its peers.
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