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Hitting a Nerve: Populist News Articles Lead to More Frequent and More Populist Reader Comments

Overview of attention for article published in Political Communication, August 2019
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#29 of 587)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (95th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (80th percentile)

Mentioned by

blogs
1 blog
twitter
72 tweeters

Readers on

mendeley
9 Mendeley
Title
Hitting a Nerve: Populist News Articles Lead to More Frequent and More Populist Reader Comments
Published in
Political Communication, August 2019
DOI 10.1080/10584609.2019.1637980
Authors

Sina Blassnig, Sven Engesser, Nicole Ernst, Frank Esser

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 9 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 2 22%
Lecturer 2 22%
Researcher 1 11%
Student > Postgraduate 1 11%
Unknown 3 33%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 5 56%
Philosophy 1 11%
Chemistry 1 11%
Unknown 2 22%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 58. 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 04 December 2019.
All research outputs
#315,058
of 14,015,634 outputs
Outputs from Political Communication
#29
of 587 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#8,731
of 206,890 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Political Communication
#2
of 10 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 14,015,634 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 587 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 15.1. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 95% of its peers.
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