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Fact-Checking: A Meta-Analysis of What Works and for Whom

Overview of attention for article published in Political Communication, 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 (#6 of 721)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (99th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
34 news outlets
blogs
2 blogs
policy
2 policy sources
twitter
175 tweeters
facebook
1 Facebook page
wikipedia
1 Wikipedia page

Citations

dimensions_citation
101 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
234 Mendeley
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Title
Fact-Checking: A Meta-Analysis of What Works and for Whom
Published in
Political Communication, October 2019
DOI 10.1080/10584609.2019.1668894
Authors

Nathan Walter, Jonathan Cohen, R. Lance Holbert, Yasmin Morag

Twitter Demographics

The data shown below were collected from the profiles of 175 tweeters who shared this research output. Click here to find out more about how the information was compiled.

Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 234 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 234 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 41 18%
Student > Master 37 16%
Student > Bachelor 25 11%
Researcher 23 10%
Professor 16 7%
Other 45 19%
Unknown 47 20%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 103 44%
Psychology 23 10%
Computer Science 15 6%
Arts and Humanities 11 5%
Engineering 4 2%
Other 30 13%
Unknown 48 21%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 410. 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 30 May 2022.
All research outputs
#51,800
of 21,406,274 outputs
Outputs from Political Communication
#6
of 721 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#1,360
of 350,010 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Political Communication
#1
of 13 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 21,406,274 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 99th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 721 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 20.6. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 99% of its peers.
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We're also able to compare this research output to 13 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.