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Acknowledgments

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Appendix B: Detailed tables

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Appendix A: Terminology

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Methodology

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5. Heavy commenting activity concentrated among a minority of users

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4. Discussion in Reddit circles more likely to focus on one candidate and one party

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3. In discussions about presidential candidates, Sanders mentioned far more than others

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2. Discussion mentioning the 2016 presidential candidates was vigorous in run-up to primaries, but did not dominate Reddit

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1. Reddit news users more likely to be male, young and digital in their news preferences

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Seven-in-Ten Reddit Users Get News on the Site

Presidential candidates were mentioned in over 350,000 comments in May, June and September 2015, with a high level of early interest in Bernie Sanders