The "Covid Hunters"

Interactive visualisation of the "Covid Hunters", to accompany reporting by Computer Weekly and Byline Times

Crony Connect: Building investigative tools with R and Shiny

This post describes how I built Crony Connect, a tool to identify politically-connected individuals by cross-referencing public databases. I’m writing this because it might be helpful to others working on similar projects, and also as a reminder to myself of what the hell this code does, because no matter how many comments I add I will absolutely forget.

Untold Murder podcast

Interactive map of the key players featured in the "Untold Murder" podcast

Crony Connect

An app to search corporate ownership and political donation records.

Pray to Play?

Following on from the original My Little Crony map, this visualization zooms in on the government contracts being awarded to firms linked to an Evangelical Christian sect: the Plymouth Brethren Christian Church.

My Little Crony

A visualization of the connections between UK politicians and companies being awarded government contracts during the pandemic

My Little Crony

Visualizing links between Tory politicians and firms that won contracts during the pandemic

Pray to play?

Visualizing COVID contracts won by firms associated with Plymouth Brethren Christian Church, an Evangelical Christian sect