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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
  • One of the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#4 of 424)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (97th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (92nd percentile)

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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

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Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 81. 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 31 October 2019.
All research outputs
#215,193
of 13,851,605 outputs
Outputs from Television & New Media
#4
of 424 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#7,109
of 242,386 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Television & New Media
#1
of 14 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 13,851,605 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 424 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a little more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 7.4. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 99% 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 242,386 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 14 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 92% of its contemporaries.