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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 (#2 of 427)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (98th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
1 news outlet
twitter
158 tweeters

Citations

dimensions_citation
31 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
130 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 130 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 27 21%
Student > Master 22 17%
Researcher 18 14%
Student > Doctoral Student 10 8%
Professor > Associate Professor 9 7%
Other 25 19%
Unknown 19 15%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 65 50%
Arts and Humanities 14 11%
Computer Science 8 6%
Engineering 3 2%
Design 3 2%
Other 15 12%
Unknown 22 17%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 123. 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 21 November 2019.
All research outputs
#132,261
of 14,011,619 outputs
Outputs from Television & New Media
#2
of 427 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#5,228
of 270,609 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Television & New Media
#1
of 2 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 14,011,619 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 99th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 427 research outputs from this source. They typically receive more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 7.5. 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 270,609 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 98% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 2 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