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‘Fake news’ is the invention of a liar: How false information circulates within the hybrid news system

Overview of attention for article published in Current Sociology, April 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 740)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (92nd percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (99th percentile)

Mentioned by

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52 tweeters

Citations

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Readers on

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71 Mendeley
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Title
‘Fake news’ is the invention of a liar: How false information circulates within the hybrid news system
Published in
Current Sociology, April 2019
DOI 10.1177/0011392119837536
Authors

Fabio Giglietto, Laura Iannelli, Augusto Valeriani, Luca Rossi

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 71 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 71 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 12 17%
Researcher 10 14%
Student > Master 8 11%
Professor 7 10%
Student > Bachelor 7 10%
Other 21 30%
Unknown 6 8%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 36 51%
Arts and Humanities 9 13%
Psychology 5 7%
Computer Science 4 6%
Business, Management and Accounting 3 4%
Other 6 8%
Unknown 8 11%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 35. 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 10 December 2020.
All research outputs
#703,787
of 17,373,814 outputs
Outputs from Current Sociology
#28
of 740 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#19,664
of 277,060 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Current Sociology
#1
of 17 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 17,373,814 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 95th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 740 research outputs from this source. They typically receive more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 9.3. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 96% of its peers.
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