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How Do They Debunk “Fake News”? A Cross-National Comparison of Transparency in Fact Checks

Overview of attention for article published in Digital Journalism, November 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 (87th percentile)

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Title
How Do They Debunk “Fake News”? A Cross-National Comparison of Transparency in Fact Checks
Published in
Digital Journalism, November 2019
DOI 10.1080/21670811.2019.1691031
Authors

Edda Humprecht

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Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 16. 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 06 December 2019.
All research outputs
#1,029,657
of 13,982,802 outputs
Outputs from Digital Journalism
#136
of 443 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#32,381
of 258,644 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Digital Journalism
#1
of 1 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 13,982,802 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 92nd percentile: it's in the top 10% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 443 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 16.0. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 69% 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 258,644 tracked outputs that were published within six weeks on either side of this one in any source. This one has done well, scoring higher than 87% of its contemporaries.
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