Word clouds from the data comprising the readers’ comments on articles published in New York Times in March 2018 and Jan-Feb 2017 are given below.

Most common words in all of the comments:

Wordcloud on comments in NYT

Most common words in the top 1% most upvoted comments:

Wordcloud on comments in NYT

Most common words in the comments selected as NYT’s pick:

Wordcloud on comments in NYT

Usernames with most comments:

Wordcloud on comments in NYT

Most common locations of the commenters:

Wordcloud on comments in NYT

Here is the notebook with code for generating the above wordclouds out of the NYT comments data.

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