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How Dictators Control the Internet: A Review Essay

Overview of attention for article published in Comparative Political Studies, March 2020
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#45 of 1,007)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (95th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (99th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
1 news outlet
blogs
3 blogs
twitter
59 tweeters
reddit
1 Redditor

Readers on

mendeley
59 Mendeley
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Title
How Dictators Control the Internet: A Review Essay
Published in
Comparative Political Studies, March 2020
DOI 10.1177/0010414020912278
Authors

Eda Keremoğlu, Nils B. Weidmann

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 59 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 16 27%
Researcher 7 12%
Student > Bachelor 6 10%
Student > Master 6 10%
Other 3 5%
Other 11 19%
Unknown 10 17%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 40 68%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 3 5%
Philosophy 1 2%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 1 2%
Psychology 1 2%
Other 2 3%
Unknown 11 19%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 71. 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 07 December 2021.
All research outputs
#419,138
of 19,898,358 outputs
Outputs from Comparative Political Studies
#45
of 1,007 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#12,249
of 287,201 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Comparative Political Studies
#1
of 17 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 19,898,358 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 1,007 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 17.3. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 95% of its peers.
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