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All the News That’s Fit to Click: The Economics of Clickbait Media

Overview of attention for article published in Political Communication, December 2019
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#42 of 593)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (95th percentile)

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Title
All the News That’s Fit to Click: The Economics of Clickbait Media
Published in
Political Communication, December 2019
DOI 10.1080/10584609.2019.1687626
Authors

Kevin Munger

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Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 51. 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 08 January 2020.
All research outputs
#372,813
of 14,185,517 outputs
Outputs from Political Communication
#42
of 593 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#14,490
of 305,988 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Political Communication
#1
of 1 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 14,185,517 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 593 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 15.3. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 92% of its peers.
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