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Jesus Comes to South Africa: Black Twitter as Citizen Journalism in South African Politics

Overview of attention for article published in African Journalism Studies, July 2019
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (80th percentile)

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Title
Jesus Comes to South Africa: Black Twitter as Citizen Journalism in South African Politics
Published in
African Journalism Studies, July 2019
DOI 10.1080/23743670.2019.1610782
Authors

Shepherd Mpofu

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Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 9. 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 05 July 2019.
All research outputs
#1,817,459
of 13,327,609 outputs
Outputs from African Journalism Studies
#12
of 79 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#39,162
of 202,019 outputs
Outputs of similar age from African Journalism Studies
#1
of 1 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 13,327,609 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done well and is in the 86th percentile: it's in the top 25% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 79 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a little more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 6.5. This one has done well, scoring higher than 83% of its peers.
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We're also able to compare this research output to 1 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has scored higher than all of them