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It Takes a Village to Combat a Fake News Army: Wikipedia’s Community and Policies for Information Literacy

Overview of attention for article published in Social Media + Society, July 2020
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Title
It Takes a Village to Combat a Fake News Army: Wikipedia’s Community and Policies for Information Literacy
Published in
Social Media + Society, July 2020
DOI 10.1177/2056305120937309
Authors

Zachary J. McDowell, Matthew A. Vetter

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Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 5. 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 27 July 2020.
All research outputs
#4,045,332
of 15,576,437 outputs
Outputs from Social Media + Society
#399
of 571 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#76,380
of 242,075 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Social Media + Society
#8
of 14 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 15,576,437 research outputs across all sources so far. This one has received more attention than most of these and is in the 73rd percentile.
So far Altmetric has tracked 571 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 21.0. This one is in the 29th percentile – i.e., 29% of its peers scored the same or lower than it.
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 242,075 tracked outputs that were published within six weeks on either side of this one in any source. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 68% 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 is in the 42nd percentile – i.e., 42% of its contemporaries scored the same or lower than it.