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Table 6 Correlation between retweeted Domain \(RP(H)\) and Content or Topic \(RP(H)\)

From: Reaching the bubble may not be enough: news media role in online political polarization

Domain RP(H) Brazil Canada
Content RP(H) Topic RP(H) Content RP(H) Topic RP(H)
(1) all N = 23,788 N = 19,029 N = 31,512 N = 21,186
r = 0.889*** r = 0.677*** r = 0.683*** r = 0.343***
ρ = 0.876*** ρ = 0.647*** ρ = 0.610*** ρ = 0.303***
(2) neutral N = 15,534 N = 8922 N = 24,562 N = 19,657
r = 0.749*** r = 0.439*** r = 0.509*** r = 0.196***
ρ = 0.740*** ρ = 0.418*** ρ = 0.454*** ρ = 0.188***
(3) polarized N = 8254 N = 10,107 N = 6950 N = 1529
r = 0.934*** r = 0.726*** r = 0.674*** r = −0.159***
ρ = 0.766*** ρ = 0.619*** ρ = 0.806*** ρ = −0.350***
  1. Note: r and ρ represent the Pearson and Spearman’s correlation coefficients, respectively. All correlations are significant at p<0.001 level (two-tailed).