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Algorithms of oppression: how search engines reinforce racism

Overview of attention for article published in Feminist Media Studies, March 2019
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#28 of 514)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (92nd percentile)
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (72nd percentile)

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Title
Algorithms of oppression: how search engines reinforce racism
Published in
Feminist Media Studies, March 2019
DOI 10.1080/14680777.2019.1579984
Authors

Kishonna L. Gray

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Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 34. 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 02 April 2019.
All research outputs
#460,746
of 12,958,390 outputs
Outputs from Feminist Media Studies
#28
of 514 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#19,658
of 280,677 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Feminist Media Studies
#3
of 11 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 12,958,390 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 96th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 514 research outputs from this source. They typically receive more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 8.4. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 94% of its peers.
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We're also able to compare this research output to 11 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 72% of its contemporaries.