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Is music streaming bad for musicians? Problems of evidence and argument

Overview of attention for article published in New Media & Society, September 2020
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (95th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (92nd percentile)

Mentioned by

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81 tweeters
facebook
2 Facebook pages

Readers on

mendeley
33 Mendeley
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Title
Is music streaming bad for musicians? Problems of evidence and argument
Published in
New Media & Society, September 2020
DOI 10.1177/1461444820953541
Authors

David Hesmondhalgh

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 33 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 7 21%
Student > Bachelor 6 18%
Student > Ph. D. Student 6 18%
Researcher 3 9%
Lecturer 2 6%
Other 2 6%
Unknown 7 21%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Arts and Humanities 9 27%
Social Sciences 7 21%
Business, Management and Accounting 4 12%
Medicine and Dentistry 2 6%
Computer Science 1 3%
Other 2 6%
Unknown 8 24%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 65. 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 03 February 2021.
All research outputs
#382,603
of 17,154,907 outputs
Outputs from New Media & Society
#100
of 1,618 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#13,321
of 316,440 outputs
Outputs of similar age from New Media & Society
#3
of 26 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 17,154,907 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 1,618 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 18.0. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 93% of its peers.
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