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Data Colonialism: Rethinking Big Data’s Relation to the Contemporary Subject

Overview of attention for article published in Television & New Media, September 2018
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About this Attention Score

  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • One of the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#1 of 354)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (97th percentile)

Mentioned by

twitter
109 tweeters

Readers on

mendeley
29 Mendeley
Title
Data Colonialism: Rethinking Big Data’s Relation to the Contemporary Subject
Published in
Television & New Media, September 2018
DOI 10.1177/1527476418796632
Authors

Nick Couldry, Ulises A. Mejias

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 29 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 10 34%
Student > Ph. D. Student 6 21%
Student > Master 3 10%
Professor > Associate Professor 3 10%
Professor 2 7%
Other 5 17%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 18 62%
Unspecified 6 21%
Arts and Humanities 2 7%
Computer Science 1 3%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1 3%
Other 1 3%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 84. 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 15 January 2019.
All research outputs
#167,903
of 12,385,137 outputs
Outputs from Television & New Media
#1
of 354 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#7,600
of 262,041 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Television & New Media
#1
of 1 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 12,385,137 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 98th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 354 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a little more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 6.4. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 99% 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 262,041 tracked outputs that were published within six weeks on either side of this one in any source. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 97% 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