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“This Is What the News Won’t Show You”: YouTube Creators and the Reactionary Politics of Micro-celebrity

Overview of attention for article published in Television & New Media, October 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 552)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (97th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (99th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
1 news outlet
twitter
116 tweeters
wikipedia
1 Wikipedia page

Citations

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29 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
114 Mendeley
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Title
“This Is What the News Won’t Show You”: YouTube Creators and the Reactionary Politics of Micro-celebrity
Published in
Television & New Media, October 2019
DOI 10.1177/1527476419879919
Authors

Rebecca Lewis

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 114 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 21 18%
Student > Master 17 15%
Student > Bachelor 15 13%
Researcher 11 10%
Professor > Associate Professor 7 6%
Other 20 18%
Unknown 23 20%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 52 46%
Arts and Humanities 17 15%
Business, Management and Accounting 8 7%
Medicine and Dentistry 2 2%
Computer Science 2 2%
Other 7 6%
Unknown 26 23%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 93. 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 25 October 2021.
All research outputs
#316,587
of 20,120,213 outputs
Outputs from Television & New Media
#13
of 552 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#9,668
of 347,539 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Television & New Media
#1
of 16 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 20,120,213 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 98th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 552 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 10.5. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 97% of its peers.
Older research outputs will score higher simply because they've had more time to accumulate mentions. To account for age we can compare this Altmetric Attention Score to the 347,539 tracked outputs that were published within six weeks on either side of this one in any source. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 97% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 16 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 99% of its contemporaries.