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Physician Trust Paper on Blast at New York Post

So, I am super happy this morning. What used to be my Master's Thesis for a degree in Sociology from Indiana University, Bloomington got picked up in the New York Post yesterday. Between its coverage by Emory and the University of Pennsylvania, it has been picked up in over 16 media outlets. It has an Altmetric score of 90, which puts it in the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric. Plus, as of the late afternoon of December 19th, the original post from Penn has over 90 shares on Facebook. It seems even the blogosphere is getting in on the action, as demonstrated by this frank reaction to the study at HelloBeautiful.com, this coverage at Technology.Org, and an interview at Medical.Research.net.

After fifty-million rejections of this paper (no, I'm not kidding: I originally submitted the paper in May 2008. The paper was rejected 5 times before getting a revise and resubmit at Social Science Research), I feel like I am finally winning!

If anyone has a paper copy of …